Chris Long Donating Quarter Of His Salary To Promote Youth Literacy

Philadelphia Eagles defensive finish Chris Long and his huge Megan might be investing almost 1 / 4 of 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 of youngsters in underserved neighborhoods,
  • construct pleasure and consciousness across the position mother and father and caregivers play in elevating readers,
  • name on followers to hitch within the effort by buying books to allow distribution to extra youngsters.

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 value of books might be donated to underserved youth in Tampa Bay. 

Fans can get entangled and help the “First Quarter for Literacy” drive by visiting FirstQuarterForLiteracy.org.