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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker helps replace stolen turkeys

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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker James-Michael Johnson is stepping up to help replace 300 hundred turkeys stolen from a homeless shelter in his hometown. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker James-Michael Johnson is stepping up to help replace 300 hundred turkeys stolen from a homeless shelter in his hometown.
FAIRFIELD, CA (KCTV) -

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker James-Michael Johnson is stepping up to help replace 300 hundred turkeys stolen from a homeless shelter in his hometown.

Hundreds of turkeys meant for struggling families were taken from Mission Solano in Fairfield, CA. The group had planned to collect nearly 1,000 turkeys to serve the homeless in the area.

When Johnson heard about the theft he said it was a no-brainer to try and replace what was lost.

"I figured I am in a situation where I can help, where I can give back, so that is something I wanted to do,"Johnson said.

Mission Solano founder Ron Marlette said he has have never had anybody steal their turkeys.

"The people that come here ... hope begins with a meal at Mission Solano, and that is stealing hope from people in my opinion," Marlette said.

After hearing about the theft, Johnson took to Twitter.

Johnson is a new member of the Chiefs coming over from Cleveland.

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