The NFL Foundation alongside the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans are uniting to support the victims' families from the recent tragedies in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.
The Bengals, Browns and NFL Foundation will donate a combined $100,000 to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund. The Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans and the NFL Foundation will together contribute $150,000 to the El Paso Community Foundation Victims' Fund.
"Our sincerest sympathies go out to those affected by the recent incidents in Ohio and Texas, both of which have deeply impacted the entire country," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "We are heartened by the strength of both the Dayton and El Paso communities and will continue to find ways to lend our support."
The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. For more information about The Dayton Foundation and to contribute to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, please visit www.daytonfoundation.org.
The El Paso Community Foundation is working with the County of El Paso and the City of El Paso to help those impacted by the Aug. 3 incident. The El Paso Community Foundation has waived all administrative and credit card fees associated with donating to the families. The City of El Paso encourages anyone wishing to make contributions to the victims to visit https://payments.epcf.org.
The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,700 charitable funds that have provided more than $920 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. Ranked among the top 5 percent of all community foundations in the nation for total assets, The Dayton Foundation is second among them in the number of charitable funds and third in the number of grants awarded. More information about The Dayton Foundation is available at www.daytonfoundation.org or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
The El Paso Community Foundation was established in 1977 to foster philanthropy and provide a long-term endowment to address the unique opportunities and challenges of the El Paso, southern New Mexico and Ciudad Juárez region. Today, the El Paso Community Foundation provides a wide-range of philanthropic services in the region as a grant maker, convener and leadership organization to the community.