Touchdowns for Hope

What could get even the crustiest, grumpiest, die-hard Bears fan to root for a Packers' touchdown...? This:
Packers receiver Greg Jennings has just pledged to donate $1,000 to House of Hope, a Green Bay shelter for women and single mothers, for every time he catches a touchdown.

..."We are blessed to be in a position to give back," Greg Jennings said Wednesday. "And we have found a charity that is close to our hearts with the House of Hope. We hope to raise lots of money for them as long as I'm a Packer."

...Greg's wife, Nicole, said the Greg Jennings Foundation wanted to form this partnership because of her own background.

"Growing up, my mother and I had a period in life where we had to lean on a facility similar to House of Hope for food and shelter," Nicole said in a statement. "This experience made a positive and memorable impact on my life, and I believe it is important to do the same for other women and children that may have that same need."

If you live in the Green Bay area, Touchdowns for Hope is having a cocktail gala with silent and live auctions on Sept. 7. You can find out more about it here.

[H/T to Shaker Nick.]

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