Packers' Charles Woodson donates $100K to storm relief

2012-11-01T10:47:00Z 2012-11-01T11:25:43Z Packers' Charles Woodson donates $100K to storm reliefThe Associated Press The Associated Press
November 01, 2012 10:47 am  • 

GREEN BAY — Green Bay Packers star Charles Woodson says he's donating $100,000 to the Red Cross to assist families hurt by superstorm Sandy in recent days.

He says he's grateful for the sense of community that allowed the Packers to thrive in Green Bay, and he wants to give back to other similar communities that are hurting.

Woodson made his comments Thursday at the Austin Straubel International Airport, at a Democratic rally ahead of a campaign stop by President Barack Obama.

Woodson praised Obama for setting politics aside to help with storm relief. He noted that Obama teamed up with Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to tour affected areas.

Also appearing at the rally were U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin and former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold.

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(7) Comments

  1. bobjoe
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    bobjoe - November 01, 2012 9:07 pm
    no desperato

    how about tax returns?
    insane mcain saw Romney's tax returns and chose sarah palin

    nuff said
  2. Mitt4pres
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    Mitt4pres - November 01, 2012 8:30 pm
    Bobjoe: Romney has donated more to charity this year than you've earned in your life. Humbling isn't it to see a success story who isn't an obsessed wacko like Warren Buffet?
  3. bobjoe
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    bobjoe - November 01, 2012 8:25 pm
    100k more than mittens
    120k more than lyin ryan
    exactly how does anne romney make 80k per day? what does she contribute?
  4. Mitt4pres
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    Mitt4pres - November 01, 2012 7:24 pm
    Nice of Woodson but tying this to Obama sucks.
  5. thedude25
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    thedude25 - November 01, 2012 4:51 pm
    Charles Woodson is a stud in so many ways. I'm proud to have him be a Green Bay Packer!
  6. Devastation608
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    Devastation608 - November 01, 2012 2:02 pm
    Now just heal up and get back on da field!
  7. commoncentz
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    commoncentz - November 01, 2012 12:09 pm
    Charles Woodson is a generous man and a class act.
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