Packers and Sargento Foods fight hunger with 'Touchdowns for Charity'

Sargento Foods donates $16,000 to Paul’s Pantry in Green Bay for Touchdown for Charity, December 5, 2017. (WLUK)

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Packers are making a difference for those facing hunger.

The Packers along with Sargento Foods presented a $16,000 check Tuesday to Paul Pantry.

That's $500 for each of the 32 touchdowns the team has scored so far this season. Sargento also donates $1,000 for each touchdown to the Milwaukee Hunger Task Force.

In more than 15 years, Touchdowns for Charity has raised more than $1 million to provide food for Wisconsin's hungry.

Packers wide receiver, Davante Adams, who has seven touchdowns this season so far, says touchdowns are good for a lot of reasons.

"Obviously we're trying to win games and get into the end zone for ourselves and for the team, but when it can benefit another person, it drives us more to get in there," Adams said.

"This is awesome, this is going to help us through the holidays and we're going be able to provide a lot of food for a lot of families," said Craig Robbins of Paul's Pantry.

After the check presentation, Adams signed autographs for fans.

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