GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers say players, fans, and employees helped raise more than $100,000 for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign.
The team says the donation of $106,700 helped the Salvation Army of Greater Green Bay reach their goal of $1.1 million.
A lot of the money was raised during player autograph sessions at Lambeau Field, and during the Packers Give Back Day.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers put a lot of his own money into this fundraising effort.
No. 12 matched donations raised during player autograph sessions.
The sessions raked in $34,274.65 over five weeks. Rodgers matched these funds, bringing the total to $68,549.30.
The funds go toward the Salvation Army's efforts to help needy families, seniors, and the homeless in the Green Bay area.