There is a feel good story coming from the NFL this evening as the folks in the northeast continue to feel the effects from Hurricane Sandy’s devastation.
While everyone is urged to donate and help the victims of the storm as they try to regroup, there is one man in the NFL who has the ability to reach out and he has taken every advantage of that platform.
Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson is donating $100,000 to the Red Cross to help the families that were hit by he storm.
Per the Associated Press:
He says he’s grateful for the sense of community that allowed the Packers to thrive in Green Bay, and he wants to give back to other similar communities that are hurting.
Woodson made his comments Thursday at the Austin Straubel International Airport, at a Democratic rally ahead of a campaign stop by President Barack Obama. Woodson praised Obama for setting politics aside to help with storm relief. He noted that Obama teamed up with Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to tour affected areas.
It’s nice to see a player go above and beyond his call of duty and help those people who are in need. It is not every day that you get a feel good story coming from the league but this is one of the ones that deserves recognition from the mainstream media. Kudos to Woodson for his generous donations.