In the aftermath of two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that totaled more than 31 fatalities, a group of NFL teams are chipping in to help the victims.
The Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals and Dallas Cowboys all announced Wednesday that they, alongside the NFL Foundation, are donating to the funds set up to help victims of the El Paso and Dayton shootings.
The donations total $225,000.
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) August 8, 2019
The #Bengals and NFL Foundation will donate $75,000 to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, through The Dayton Foundation, to help people impacted by this weekend’s shooting.
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 7, 2019
In the wake of the recent tragedy in El Paso, Texas, the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation and the Dallas Cowboys have committed $50,000 to the El Paso Community Foundation Victims’ Fund.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) August 8, 2019
“Our hearts and support are with the entire El Paso community and especially with the families of the victims of this very tragic event,” Cowboys executive Charlotte Jones Anderson said in a statement. “Our organization has long enjoyed a wonderful following from the people of El Paso, and our wish is that so many others in Texas and around the country will be inspired to assist the loved ones who are grieving.”
SOURCE: Yahoo! Sports, Jack Baer