Sep. 09, 2017
Dallas Cowboys raise over $2 million dollars for Hurricane Harvey relief
Following the between the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans, the they would be hosting a live telethon to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Fans were encouraged to call in to get the opportunity to donate money and speak to current and former Cowboys players.
All funds raised from the telethon were donated to The Salvation Army, a long time partner with the Dallas Cowboys. The event took place from 6:00 p.m and 7:30 p.m local time. Over the 90 minutes the Cowboys raised over $2 million dollars, including a $1 million dollar donation from Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones.
Today the Salvation Army announced that with the help of the Dallas Cowboys, they raised a whopping $2.3 million dollars. In addition to the Cowboys donation over $500,000 dollars worth of clothing to relief efforts prior to the event.
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