NFL's donations for COVID-19 relief efforts exceed $35M
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The NFL announced Thursday that more than a combined $35 million has been donated for COVID-19 relief efforts by the league, the players' association, teams, owners, and players.

"We have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, we need to unify to stay home and stay strong," said commissioner Roger Goodell. "The NFL will continue to find ways to give our support so we can get through this time of uncertainty together."

The American Red Cross, CDC Foundation, and Meals on Wheels America are among the 10 organizations receiving donations.

The NFL is also planning to incorporate charitable efforts as part of the upcoming 2020 draft, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The event is still scheduled to go ahead on April 23-25.

Earlier Thursday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, announced they will give $5 million to the state of Louisiana in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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