PROS FOR AFRICA in Uganda, March 2011. (From left to right) Athletes represented include Bryant McKinnie (Tennesse Titans), Gerald McCoy (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Roy Williams (Cincinnati Bengals), Santonio Holmes (NY Jets), Derrick Morgan (Tennessee Titans), Tommie Harris (Chicago Bears), Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Vontae Davis (Miami Dolphins), Vernon Davis (San Francisco 49ers). (WV/2011)
Editor's note: Mindy Mizell, media relations officer with the World Vision U.S. News Bureau, is on assignment this week in Uganda.
In partnership with World Vision U.S., a group of professional football players is in Uganda this week doing humanitarian aid work with PROS FOR AFRICA. The athletes become pros 4Japan, too, helping to raise funds and awareness for children affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.
The players are asking people at home in the states to text "4Japan" to "20222" to support World Vision's emergency response in Japan with a $10 donation.
You can text in your donation, or donate online
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