Offbeat 49ers donate $50,000 to help wildfire relief efforts

03:10  11 august  2018
03:10  11 august  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

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16, 2017 — Rabobank N.A. is donating $ 50 , 000 to the American Red Cross California Wildfires fund to help meet the extraordinary need for recovery assistance in numerous communities. The funds will assist the Red Cross’ continued efforts to provide lodging, meals

- The Denver Broncos have pledged to make a $ 50 , 000 donation to assist with relief efforts as wildfires continue to burn across Colorado. Broncos owner Pat Bowlen also encouraged the team's fans to help provide relief in any way they can.

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As wildfires blaze through several parts of California causing all kinds of devastation, donations are a necessity.

Therefore, the San Francisco 49ers are donating $50,000 to the Shasta Regional Community Foundation to help with relief efforts.

Reaching out through Twitter, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo encouraged others to make donations through redcross.org/49ers. These fires are no joke and they are affecting thousands of people.

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18, 2017 — Rabobank N.A. is donating an additional $ 50 , 000 to the American Red Cross California Wildfires fund to help meet the continued need for recovery assistance, particularly for communities affected by the Thomas Fire . The funds will assist the Red Cross’ continued efforts to provide meals

It was about this time last year that Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt helped raise over $20 million in relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Fortunately, social media is an excellent and effective way to spread the word to help raise funds when natural disasters strike.

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