Philadelphia dad honored for his community work, live on 'GMA'

In honor of Father's Day, ABC News' T.J. Holmes surprises local father Charles Reyes while he works at the Philabundance food bank.
2:39 | 06/13/19

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Great crowd, father's day coming up. Today, we're going to celebrate a dad making a big difference. He's actually the reason we're here today. His name is Charles Reyes. He's working with his charity phil-abundance. T.J. Is outside the door Reporter: This is crazy, he has no idea we're here. We made our way out of the Dobbins technical high school. Inside something special is going on. This man has taken on every week forming his own food distribution center. Philly is a wonderful place, it's not a city that doesn't have its own struggles, right. Philly is still among one of the poorest big cities in the country and that leads to a high rate of food insecurity. This man has taken it on himself to help families out who do struggle with something as simple as putting food on the table. He has no idea we're here. All of these cameras, he thinks is something in particular. Yeah,e're in a school, so you're hearing that. But we're hear actually for him. Let's get him now. Where's my man, Charles? Where's my man, Charles? How are you doing, my brother. T.J. Holmes. Nice meeting you. Reporter: I know you're working here. You think the cameras are here for one thing. But you need to be careful because that camera and that camera are both broadcasting live on "Good morning America" right now, okay? We heard about what you're doing. The work is going to continue. View of got volunteers. The work is going to continue. But you are the reason that "Good morning America" came to Philadelphia. Surprise number one is that you're live. Surprise number two, you're going to have to come with me right now. Don't ask me any questions, brother. So, just gave me a wave right now. Trust me. Robin, George, stray, I'm bringing him to you here. We'll see you shortly. Charles is a very trusting T.J. Holmes, live on TV, come with me, put on a blind fold. I know. What could be the problem? Charles is going to freak out when he gets here when he sees that all of this is for him, all

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