NFL FOUNDATION, DALLAS COWBOYS AND HOUSTON TEXANS LEND SUPPORT TO UVALDE COMMUNITY
1 Year Ago (6/1/2022 9:41 AM EST)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2022
The NFL Foundation alongside the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans continues to grieve with the nation and those families directly impacted by the recent tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
To lend support, the Cowboys and the NFL Foundation will donate a combined $400,000, with $200,000 going to the Robb School Memorial Fund and the other $200,000 to Uvalde Strong Fund. The Houston Texans organization announced earlier that it will be matching donations made by its players and contributing a combined $400,000 between the team and its players to the Robb School Memorial Fund. The $800,000 total will support the families of the victims, survivors and the Uvalde community as they seek to recover from this senseless tragedy.
The Robb School Memorial Fund is in collaboration with the OneStar Foundation and supported by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, among other local organizations and officials. The fund has been opened at First State Bank of Uvalde in Uvalde, TX for the families of Robb Elementary School and 100% of all donations are charitable and will go to the victims and survivors of the incident. Anyone wishing to make contributions to the victims to visit https://onestarfoundation.org/donate/
Uvalde Strong Fund, which is being coordinated through the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country, is a relief fund established to support Uvalde residents – individuals, families, and community organizations healing from the tragedy at Robb Elementary School. The NFL Foundation and Cowboys' support will be directed to community recovery in the areas of mental health and trauma. Those wishing to donate to the Uvalde Strong Fund can do so here https://cftexashillcountry.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2452