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19:10  05 september  2019
19:10  05 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Aaron Rodgers has donated 375 helmets to football programs at three high schools in northern California still feeling the impacts of last year’s wildfires, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Aaron Rodgers donates 575 helmets to schools impacted by wildfires© Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Green Bay Packers quarterback, who hails from Chico, Calif., made the helmet donations to Chico High, Paradise High and Pleasant Valley, his alma mater. The charitable act was made through his Aaron Rodgers Foundation.

The nearly 400 helmets are VICIS ZERO1 models, which have been rated the top helmet for three consecutive years by the NFL and NFLPA.

“For me, this is a chance to step up and support the community where I was born and raised. I chose to invest in VICIS because of their ultimate commitment to player protection,” Rodgers said in a statement. “These kids deserve the best, and I’m happy to play a small role in outfitting them with the safest helmets.”

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers donated million to help families displaced by wildfires in California and he’s asking the The Camp Fire in Northern California — which began earlier in November and is still burning — is the deadliest and most destructive in California history.

Aaron Rodgers is donating money to those impacted by the California wildfires , and is encouraging fans to help him.

Suffice to say, the California-born quarterback’s gesture was much appreciated.

“I don’t know if anybody outside of Paradise and Butte County can truly understand what football means to helping us to feel normal again,” Paradise coach Rick Prinz said. “We’re grateful for Aaron’s donation.

“I’ve been the head coach now for eight years and not one time have I ever had to ask Aaron for anything. He calls or texts every year and says, ‘Coach, here is what I would like to do. Is this OK?’ He does so much for our school and community that most people have no idea.”

This is not the first time Rodgers has come to the aid of residents of Butte County after last year’s wildfires, as he donated $1 million last year to those impacted by the Camp Fire that ravaged the region.

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