NFL FAMILY MAKES INITIAL DONATIONS OF MORE THAN $35 MILLION TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY COVID-19

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NFL Foundation, NFLPA, Players, Owners, Clubs Donate to Support Those on the Front Lines

New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — The National Football League announced today that in collaboration with the National Football League Players Association, clubs, owners and players, more than $35 million has been donated to date, including $3.4M from the NFL Foundation as part of the COVID-19 relief efforts.

The donations will provide numerous resources to those in need across the country and will go directly to the following organizations:

* United Way
* The Salvation Army
* CDC Foundation
* American Red Cross
* Meals on Wheels America
* Team Rubicon
* Boys and Girls Club of America
* Bob Woodruff Foundation
* GENYOUth

In addition to these donations, the NFL family has come together to #StayHomeStayStrong to help limit the spread of COVID-19 across the country. As part of this effort, NFL players, coaches, and Legends have united to create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to share with fans about the strength they are finding in staying at home. For more information and to donate, visit www.nfl.com/COVID19Relief


Additional NFL relief efforts for those impacted by COVID-19:


NFL Auction Fundraiser:
Since late January, NFL Auction has hosted a Covid- 19 auction to benefit the CDC Foundation and World Health Organization, first for China-specific efforts and now domestically. Fans can bid on autographed and game used memorabilia and special experiences. Learn more at http://nflauction.nfl.com


Digital learning resources from United Way and American Heart Association on the NFLPlay60 website:
Last week, the NFL launched a series of free digital learning and wellness resources for students, parents and teachers by teaming up with charitable partners such as the American Heart Association and United Way. These resources can be shared broadly and are currently housed on www.nfl.com/play60

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