League, players add to fire relief donations
The NFL and the NFL Players Association are donating $250,000 to the Chargers Fire Relief Fund, the league announced Monday.
The donation, which comes from the Disaster Relief Fund maintained by the NFL and NFLPA, will be used to help organizations in San Diego County provide relief to fire victims from the recent wildfires.
This comes on top of a $1 million donation from Chargers owners Alex and Dean Spanos, and $72,500 in donations from fans attending Sunday's game in San Diego against Houston. That money went to the Salvation Army and families of injured firefighters.
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Despite more than a dozen wildfires in Southern California, conditions have improved enough for the Chargers and Texans to still play their game in San Diego. The shifting flames have burned across nearly 600 square miles, destroying nearly 2,000 homes and prompting evacuations from north of Los Angeles, through San Diego to the Mexican border.
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