Viera, FL-August 30, 2017- The Pride are taking action in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction and have raised $3,500 for the JJ Watt fund in hopes of alleviating the time to get Houston back on its feet.
With Megan Wiggins and Lauren Chamberlain both taking the lead on social media, they are encouraging their fans to follow up and do what they can to help Texas. They’ve also urged the rest of the NPF to step forward and continue the support within the league to raise as much as they can collectively.
The JJ Watt fund, a campaign that has gained so much traction on social media has now raised over 14 million dollars and has set another goal of $15 million for the victims of Harvey.
If you’d liked to help visit YouCaring.com/JJWatt.
Me and my teammates of the @usssafloridapride & @profastpitch have come together and raised over $2000 of donations. We will be donating to the JJ Watt fund Thank You @justinjames99 Also we are challenging the @chicagobandits @tx_charge @akronracers & @scrapyarddawgs to come together and donate to help our fellow athletes, teams, families, and friends in Houston! Also there are a lot of other funds to donate to as well as animal shelters! Please donate whatever you can to help in this time of need! #americaisgreat #houston #harvey
The @usssafloridapride players have come together to raise over $2000 for the JJ Watt @justinjames99 fund to help Houston and surrounding areas through this difficult time. We challenge the other teams in the league, starting it off with @scrapyarddawgs to raise as much as they can! Everyone watching this video too! #HoustonStrong #TexasStrong @profastpitch LINK IN BIO TO DONATE!!!!
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The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
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