Bears donate to Downstate tornado relief via auction site

SHARE Bears donate to Downstate tornado relief via auction site
SHARE Bears donate to Downstate tornado relief via auction site

The Bears will donate $210,194 to the Red Cross on Tuesday after raising money for tornado relief from a web site the team set up – chicagobears.com/tornadorelief – where fans bid on game-used items.

The site raised $32,857, the team said Monday, and cash donations totaled $22,240. The team’s Bears Care charity matched the total and added an extra $100,000.

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