Panthers owner Tepper’s foundation donates $1M in relief funds to Louisiana after Ida’s destruction

CHARLOTTE — Carolina Panthers Charities and the Tepper Foundation announced Wednesday they are making a $1 million donation in relief funds for Louisiana after Hurricane Ida devastated the area.

The NFL Foundation will also contribute $1 million to the New Orleans Saints Gulf Coast Renewal Fund.

The Atlanta Falcons and the Baltimore Ravens also contributed $1 million each to the cause.

The NFL Foundation stated it will work in tandem with the New Orleans Saints to identify nonprofit organizations to support those in need throughout Louisiana.

“The entire NFL family stands with those impacted by the storm and will continue to look for additional ways to provide aid and to support the greater New Orleans area and beyond in the months ahead,” the NFL Foundation stated in a news release.

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The NFL encourages fans to text IDA to 90999 to donate $10 to American Red Cross Hurricane Ida Relief or go to redcross.org/donate.

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