OAKLAND, Calif. (KTNV) — The Raiders are taking on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in custom cleats representing different charitable causes as part of the NFL's My Cause My Cleats campaign.
Fans can bid on the cleats in an online auction where 100% of funds raised will be donated to the charities selected by players, the league says.
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Quarterback Derek Carr, whose son, Dallas, was born with intestinal malrotation, will wear cleats that raise awareness to support Valley Children’s Healthcare and hospitals that offer help to families with children in need.
Running back DeAndre’ Washington will wear cleats to address gun violence and to honor his late sister.
"24 percent of participating players will represent causes related to health and wellness," the NFL said of all the players participating across the league. "18 percent place emphasis on cancer awareness and prevention, while 17 percent of player causes were youth-focused.”
Check out the list of Raiders causes below and visit NFL.com/MyCauseMyCleats to learn more about each player's cause.
It's bigger than football.— Oakland Raiders (@Raiders) December 8, 2019
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RAIDERS SPECIFIC CAUSES
|Johnathan||Abram||Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome|
|Trent||Brown||Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)|
|Derek||Carrier||Global Aid Relief|
|Mo||Hurst||Pediatric Brain Tumors|
|Alec||Ingold||Faith in Athletics|
|Trayvon||Mullen Jr.||Help youth reach their full potential|
|Hunter||Renfrow||Critical Education and Health Issue|
|Curtis||Riley||Economically challenged students|
|Darren||Waller||Fight addiction and fuel recovery|
|DeAndre’||Washington||Gun Violence Prevention|
|Tahir||Whitehead||Childhood Education and Athletics|