Aug 30, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Jets fullback John Conner (38) during warmups prior to playing the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Jets 28-10. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Jets and NYC Department of Education Team Up to Help PSAL


This afternoon, the Jets are teaming up with the NYC Department of Education will come together for a donation that will make it’s mark across all of the PSAL, Public School Athletic League. FB John Conner will be presenting a check from the New York Jets in the amount of $125,000 to support the PSAL. This donation will help recondition every helmet in the PSAL, continue the first-ever PSAL Girls Varsity Flag Football league and support the CHAMPS middle school flag football program.

Here are the particulars of the event, courtesy of the New York Jets:

WHAT:                 Jets to present $125,000 donation to PSAL for Heads Up! program

WHO:                   NY Jets fullback John Conner

WHEN:                Tuesday, October 16, 2012

TIME:                    3:30PM

WHERE:              John F. Kennedy High School

99 Terrace View Avenue

Bronx NY 10463

In a league where a lot is made of the mis-steps of players, it is iimportant to acknowledge when players and teams give back to their communities.  This type of donation can make a real difference across all of the NYC schools.  Great job by the Jets getting involved here.

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