CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After months of fundraising by Carolina Panthers players and ownership, members of the organization hit the streets on Monday, handing out the first round of checks.
>> Some of the Panthers players delivered checks personally on Monday. WATCH the video above to learn why they say giving back to the Charlotte community is so important to them.
The first check, for $25,000 went to A Better World. The nonprofit helps students below the poverty line by providing toiletries and hot meals in addition to tutoring.
“That’s so important,” said A Better World Executive Director Kamilah North. “We can’t just take care of the child, and then they go home on the weekend and we’re starting all over."
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