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On Wednesday, the NFL announced that it will set up a “draft-a-thon” to raise money for six charities that are working to offer relief for those impacted by the ongoing pandemic.
Fans will be able to donate during all three days of the NFL Draft.
The six charities that the “draft-a-thon” will benefit include the American Red Cross, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Foundation’s All of Us: Coronavirus Combat Campaign, Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund, Meals on Wheels’ COVID-19 Response Fund, the Salvation Army and the United Way’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund.
Despite all of the controversy surrounding whether or not the league should follow through with the virtual draft, the NFL is using its stage for a good cause to help “deliver relief to millions in need,” it said.