Sen. Marco Rubio and former University of Florida quarterback turned New York Mets minor league baseball player Tim Tebow will distribute food (and likely some autographs) to Hurricane Irma victims in Big Pine Key this morning.
The duo will begin handing out food around 11:15 am today at the Coca-Cola Plant at 30801 Ave. A in Big Pine Key, according to a press release from Rubio's office.
Tebow, a Jacksonville native, visited the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee on Sept. 12 with Gov. Rick Scott.
“I’m just here to thank everybody and [tell them I] appreciate all their work and what they’ve been doing and just let them know how everybody is so grateful,” Tebow said during his Tallahassee visit.
Tebow, a former Heisman Trophy winner, finished his first season of professional baseball in 2017 after a five year NFL career.