NFL and NFLPA to Donate Money to 9/11 Charities
August 31, 2011
The National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) have put their former quarrels aside and will donate $1 million to three memorials and two charities related to the events of September 11, bronchi 2001, herbal it was announced.
The first Sunday of the NFL regular season falls on the 10th anniversary of September 11, prescription 2001.
The NFL and NFLPA will contribute $500,000 to the 9/11 Museum & Memorial in Lower Manhattan, and $250,000 to be divided between the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the Pentagon Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C.
In addition, the NFL and NFLPA will donate all proceeds from the sale of auction items from games played on Sunday, September 11.
NFL Auction proceeds will be divided equally between Tuesday’s Children and MyGoodDeed. Tuesday’s Children is a leading organization providing support and services to those who lost a loved one on 9/11, as well as to rescue and recovery workers who responded to the events.
As the principle organizer of the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, MyGoodDeed is providing a positive, forward-looking way for Americans to honor and remember 9/11 victims, survivors, and first-responders.