Colin Kaepernick Reveals How He Will Distribute The Last $100,000 Of His $1 Million Charity Pledge


Colin Kaepernick has $100,000 left of his $1 million dollar pledge to help organizations working to bring about social change, and he’s decided to spread out the final round of donations. On Wednesday (Jan. 17), the 30-year-old athlete and activist announced that he will be donating $10,000 a day to 10 organizations over the next 10 days.

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As part of his #10for10 campaign, Kap asked 10 friends to cho0se charities that he should donate to, the first of which will be De-Bug, a Bay Area organization chosen by Golden State Warriors player, Kevin Durant.

De-Bug, which is based in San Jose, Calif., “advocates for criminal justice reform and police accountability”, Kap explains in a video announcement posted to social media. Durant will also be matching his $10,000 donation.

In a separate tweet Kap added, “It’s important to identify people doing good work in the community to help break the cycle and the systemic oppression that we are facing everyday. Thank YOU, De-Bug for all the hard work you do uplifting our community and fighting for our rights.”

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The organization responded by thanking him and Durant for their generosity:

Since announcing his $1 million pledge in 2016, Kap has donated to more than 40 different organizations. He’s encouraging everyone to visit to keep up with his daily #10for10 announcements, as well as see how the recipients will be using the money.

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