Philadelphia Eagles defensive finish Chris Long and his large Megan will probably be investing practically 1 / 4 his wage this season, roughly $625,000, as he companions with the United Way and Philadelphia’s Read by 4th marketing campaign to launch the “First Quarter for Literacy” drive.
The First Quarter For Literacy drive goals to:
- put extra books into the palms youngsters in underserved neighborhoods,
- construct pleasure and consciousness across the position dad and mom and caregivers play in elevating readers,
- name on followers to hitch within the effort by buying books to allow distribution to extra children.
Long launched the next assertion a press launch:
According to NBC Sports Philadelphia, Long has additionally vowed to match any donation as much as $25,000 from any opposing participant the Eagles face this season for that participant’s donation space. For occasion, in Week 2 former Eagles DT Beau Allen donated $5,000, which implies $10,000 price books will probably be donated to underserved youth in Tampa Bay.
Fans can become involved and help the “First Quarter for Literacy” drive by visiting FirstQuarterForLiteracy.org.