Kevin Durant donates to Colin Kaepernick's $1 million pledge

Kevin Durant donates to Colin Kaepernick's $1 million pledge

The collaborative effort is the final part of the former National Football League quarterback's $1 million dollar pledge that he's spread out over the course of a year, donating to a wide array of organizations dedicated to social justice.

As for the Silicon Valley De-Bug $20,000, that money will be used for families to visit those in prison, lobby for a law to protect young people in prison, pay for pretrial release for those that can't pay bail and support steps taken to end bail. For instance, Kaepernick today pledged $10,000 to De-Bug, a story-telling, community organizing, and advocacy organization based in San José, California, and Kevin Durant has agreed to match. Colin will be matching donations of $10,000 dollars to the charity of their choice. "We love and appreciate you". That's when he first went down to one knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality. No NFL team signed him.

"With or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the people", Kaepernick said in December when accepting the 2017 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award.

Kaepernick has kept a list on his website of the recipients of his donations and how the money has been earmarked. Black Veterans for Social Justice, 350.org, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

Another donation, according to Kaepernick's website, was $50,000 for a plane to deliver food and water to starvation areas of Somalia.

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