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NFL to Donate $300,000 to Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

By Tim Daniels On October - 14 - 2016

The National Football League is planning to donate at least $300,000 to the ongoing relief efforts following Hurricane Matthew, which caused extensive damage along the East Coast of the United States as well as areas of the Caribbean. 

The league announced the NFL Foundation pledge Friday on its official website. It stated the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and UNICEF will all receive donations as part of the contribution.

Other efforts from around the league were also highlighted in the announcement, including Pierre Garcon and Ricky Jean Francois of the Washington Redskins, both of Haitian descent, traveling to Haiti to deliver medical supplies following the devastating major hurricane.

John Keim of ESPN.com passed along comments from Garcon...

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