Packers raise more than $100,000 for the Salvation Army
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Thanks to the help of the Green and Gold, the Salvation Army received a sizable donation.
The $110,862 donation was raised through Green Bay Packers autograph signings and bell ringing.
Throughout the holiday season, multiple Packers players, including quarterback Aaron Rodgers, signed autographs for fans at Lambeau Field in exchange for donations.
The Packers raised a total of $38,018 over five weeks. Rodgers matched the autograph signing donation, totaling $76,036.
On Dec. 13, Packers staff and employees rang bells at the Bay Park Square Mall for Packers Give Back Day.
The event raised a total of $19,826, which was matched by the team up to $15,000, totaling $34,826 in one day.
The Salvation Army uses the money to help needy families, seniors and the homeless in Green Bay.