Arlington, Texas—Dallas Cowboys players led a Play 60 Football Clinic for fifth graders at Short Elementary School in Arlington Tuesday as part of the NFL and United Way’s 14th annual Hometown Huddle project.
Before the kiddos hit the field for a variety of drills and exercises, cornerback
Tuesday’s event included a check presentation from Gene and Jerry Jones Family Charities for a $2,500 grant to YMCA Arlington to continue its CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) program at Short Elementary. A second $2,500 grant was awarded to Dallas’s Central Elementary for its continued participation in The Cooper Institute’s Healthy Zone School Recognition Program.
On site with the Cowboys Tuesday was also Jennifer Sampson, president and CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Tim McKinney, president and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County, as well as Marcelo Cavazos, Arlington School District’s interim superintendent. United Way brings together and supports a massive network of community-based organizations and through them calls people to give, advocate and volunteer, specifically in the key areas of improving education, income and health of people all over the world.
Joining Carr from the Cowboys team was