Aaron Rodgers donates $1M to California wildfire relief; ‘I personally reached out to my friends’

CHICO, Calif. — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is partnering with North Valley Community Foundation  and donating $1 million to help with recovery following the California wildfires.

“I personally reached out to my friends and the mayor of Chico (Rodgers’ hometown)  to find out how to be of the most help,” Rodgers said. “Raising money for both the immediate needs and long-term recovery is what’s needed most right now.”

“I’m partnering with the North Valley Community Foundation and donating $1 million to help with recovery and eventual rebuild of these communities.”

What can you do? State Farm, through it’s State Farm Neighborhood of Good will donate $1 up to $1 million for every retweet of this post until Sunday, Nov. 25 using the #retweet4good.” So start retweeting!

CHICO, CA – NOVEMBER 09: A California Highway Patrol vehicle mans a checkpoint along Highway 32 as the Camp Fire burns in the area on November 9, 2018 in Chico, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise and has quickly charred 70,000 acres and has destroyed numerous homes and businesses in a matter of hours. The fire is currently at five percent containment. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)