Packers lace up to represent charities for the #MyCauseMyCleats campaign
MADISON, Wis. — When you turn on the TV on Sunday afternoon to watch your favorite NFL team, you may notice a variety of colorful cleats being supported by football players across the league.
More than 800 NFL players will be representing hundreds of charities when they lace up their cleats for Week 13 of the NFL season, according to NFL.com. The My Cause My Cleats campaign is a collaboration between the NFL and players that allows players to represent the charities of their choice through their cleats.
Players will support causes such has the military, health and wellness, social justice, cancer awareness and prevention, youth organizations and many other programs.
— Joseph Louis Buskirk (@j_buskirk) November 27, 2018
Many Green Bay Packers players and coaches will be representing a variety of causes and organizations on Sunday when the play the Arizona Cardinals at home.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers announced the cleats he plans to wear in support of the Wounded Warrior Project on Instagram.
A post shared by Aaron Rodgers (@aaronrodgers12) on Nov 29, 2018 at 5:19pm PST
On Twitter, Packers defensive tackle Kenny Clark showed off his cleats as he represents Prison Fellowship, an organization that helps restore and strengthen families’ relationships with family members that are incarcerated.
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) November 28, 2018
Green Bay’s Rookie Defensive Back Jaire Alexander is taking part in the cleat campaign with the Green Bay Boys & Girls Club. He said on Instagram that he is wearing the cleats to “promote peace, positivity and love for all.”
Very grateful to take part in #MyCauseMyCleats with the Green Bay Boys & Girls Club to promote peace, positivity, and love for all. The key for healthy living ✌��� Enjoyed my yoga session with the crew❗️☮️❤️
A post shared by Jaire Alexander (@jairealexander) on Nov 28, 2018 at 5:35pm PST
Packers Center Corey Linsley will be representing CASA on his cleats on Sunday. Linsley’s Twitter says that CASA volunteers are appointed to advocate for abused or neglected children. They stay with a case until it closes and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home.
This year I’m representing @wisconsincasa for #MyCauseMyCleats! CASA provides a consistent and caring adult to the most vulnerable children in our communities. Stay tuned for more facts about how CASA is making a difference in our state and beyond. #iamforthechild @packers @nfl pic.twitter.com/ANnbZ1RURP
— Corey Linsley (@Linsley71) November 27, 2018
Defensive Line Coach Jerry Montgomery will be supporting sneakers while representing Stomp Out Bullying.
— Jerry Montgomery (@GB_CoachMont) November 24, 2018
For a full list of Packers players that are planning on wearing cleats and what organization they will be representing for the My Cause My Cleats campaign click here.
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