Some Monday Positivity came in the form of a massive update from the NFLPA on the many players who have donated money or goods to COVID-19 relief efforts.
Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler is providing money for medical supplies for a Nashville-based hospital while also providing meals for 600 senior citizens in his hometown of Vicksburg, Miss.
.@Titans CB @Mac_BZ is providing funds for medical supplies to @MeharryMedical in Nashville as well as meals for 600 senior citizens in his hometown of Vicksburg, Mississippi. pic.twitter.com/GueHY0MqjK— NFLPA (@NFLPA) April 6, 2020
Moving on to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Dalvin Cook and defensive end Danielle Hunte teamed up to donate their EA Sports "Madden" checks to North Memorial Hospital to obtain essential safety gear to fight the coronavirus.
.@Vikings teammates @dalvincook and @DHunt94_TX decided to donate their @EAMadden checks to @northmemorial Hospital in efforts to obtain vital PPE gear as they fight against COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/rXsYku6xVh— NFLPA (@NFLPA) April 6, 2020
Even Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks is selling his paintings for charity. Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills bought the first painting and wanted Kendricks to donate the funds to The Sheridan Story.
Another @Vikings player @EricKendricks54 is selling his paintings for charity. For each painting that is sold, the buyer chooses a charity for Eric to provide a matching donation. @Kstills bought the first painting and both are benefitting The @SheridanStory. pic.twitter.com/e5mHIBIqtS— NFLPA (@NFLPA) April 6, 2020
Heading out West, Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp donated $6,250 to the Washington Food Lifeline and Meals on Wheels.
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Kenny Clark and Vikings running back Alexander Mattison also are helping out on the food front. They're both donating money to Feed America Inland Empire and Meals on Wheels.
Kenny Clark @KCBoutThatLife and @AlexMattison22 pledged $2,000 and $1,200, respectively, to Feed America Inland Empire. Alex also donated $1,200 to @_MealsonWheels Minnesota. pic.twitter.com/TCYRYIlGQ4— NFLPA (@NFLPA) April 6, 2020
Similarly, San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Arik Armstead and Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson are rewarding families who support small businesses by ordering takeout from local restaurants.
.@arikarmstead created #Eat91SIX to encourage the support of small businesses in the Sacramento area by rewarding families who have ordered take out from local restaurants. @ShaqThompson_7 is also joining Arik in his efforts. pic.twitter.com/cXTgL07Ux5— NFLPA (@NFLPA) April 6, 2020
Finally, Las Vegas Raiders running back Jalen Richard is funding gas cards for volunteers who are delivering food to low-income families.
The players donating their hard-earned money to help out amid the coronavirus outbreak is an unbelievable gesture, and quite frankly, is something everyone should appreciate during this difficult time.