Dawkins spearheaded a food giveaway at the high school where he was a standout on the field.
There were bags of produce and other fresh food like eggs.
Dawkins arranged the giveaway through his foundation.
"I love Jersey, I love being back home. I love having the family of Rahway support other Rahway natives, and being home is the best feeling ever," Dawkins said.
A team of about 60 volunteers helped Dawkins with the event.
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