Travis Kelce: He also donates to shooting victims

Travis Kelce
He also donates to shooting victims

Travis Kelce was deeply touched by the tragedy and said: “My heart is broken.”

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Like Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce supports family members after the Super Bowl victory parade shooting.

Football star Travis Kelce, 34, like his girlfriend Taylor Swift, 34, supports victims of the shooting that occurred at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade last Wednesday. He donated $100,000 to the two young sisters who were shot.

Donation target already exceeded

The professional athlete and his charity Eighty-Seven & Running donated $50,000 twice to the online fundraising campaign. The family’s goal was to raise $100,000 to cover the medical bills the girls, ages eight and 10, will incur as they recover. Like, among other things People reportedmore than $175,000 had already been reached on Friday evening.

The sisters were shot in the legs during the Kansas City Chiefs’ victory parade and required surgery. Both girls will undergo physical therapy and will likely have to remain in casts for several months. “The girls were celebrating with many family members when they were senselessly injured. We ask that you continue to keep the family in your prayers as the girls work to recover,” the fundraising campaign said.

Travis Kelce’s nonprofit organization aims to “empower disadvantaged youth to succeed by providing resources and support to their communities and nurturing their talents in education, business, athletics, STEM and the arts,” according to its official website is called. His team is also supporting the victims and their families: The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they have set up an emergency fund in collaboration with the United Way of Greater Kansas City. The Chiefs, along with the Hunt Family Foundation and the NFL, have already donated to the fund, totaling $200,000. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, 28, and his wife visited the girls, Scripps News Kansas City reported.

In addition to the two sisters, there are nine other victims under the age of 16. A total of 22 people between the ages of 8 and 47 were injured and one woman died. For the family of Elizabeth Lopez-Galvan, mother of two, Kelce’s friend Taylor Swift donated $100,000. “I send my deepest sympathy and condolences on your devastating loss. With love, Taylor Swift,” the donations said.

Two teenagers in custody

The police arrested two suspects last Thursday. The exact circumstances of the incident are currently the focus of the investigation. At a news conference Thursday, the Kansas City police chief said the shooting was not related to terrorism and was believed to have resulted from an argument. The teenage suspects face charges of weapons possession and resisting arrest.


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