Lions donate $1M for Harvey relief efforts
The Detroit Lions, on behalf of owner Martha Firestone Ford, will make a $1 million donation to the American Red Cross for relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey.
The team made the announcement Thursday on Twitter.
Other NFL teams have made similar donations for Harvey relief.
The Lions have multiple connections to the affected areas. Safety Glover Quin lives in Richmond, Texas, with his wife and three children and special teams coordinator Joe Marciano had to evacuate his son.