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Sport NCAA reverses course, will not block Trevor Lawrence, and Marissa Mowry, from raising funds for coronavirus victims

01:05  25 march  2020
01:05  25 march  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend Marissa Mowry , who plays soccer at Anderson University, tried to start a GoFundMe page to raise money for coronavirus victims and their families. Lawrence and Mowry raised ,670 before their efforts were stopped by the NCAA .

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend, Marissa Mowry , started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for families affected by the A Clemson official confirmed to The State that the fundraiser had to be deactivated because of NCAA rules prohibiting the use of name, image and

The NCAA got some bad press Tuesday when news broke that Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend, Marissa Mowry, had to take down a GoFundMe page they set up to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The reason for this is that the NCAA has a rule against student-athletes from using their name, image and likeness for crowd funding.

Not long after national sites started featuring this story, the NCAA reportedly reached out to Clemson and that it “will allow university discretion on charities that support the community during this crisis,”per Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports.

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Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend Marissa Mowry helped raise ,670 for people impacted by COVID-19 through a GoFundMe A Clemson official explained to The State that Lawrence and Mowry , who plays soccer at Anderson University, were forced to take down the

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Lawrence and Mowry raised $2,670 in less than a day before they were forced to take their GoFundMe page down. No doubt, given the publicity surrounding the NCAA’s rule that ended that effort, they’ll be able to raise a lot more going forward.

The two student athletes are raising money to help fund Meals on Wheels and No Kid Hungry, which are crucial resources during this health crisis in America.

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