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Marvin Jones, Jr. teams up with City Year for Scores for Kids

Detroit Lions receiver Marvin Jones, Jr., is teaming up with City Year to launch 'Scores for Kids,' a campaign to raise money for City Year's tutoring and mentoring program in Detroit's schools.

Detroit Lions receiver Marvin Jones, Jr., is teaming up with City Year to launch ‘Scores for Kids,’ a campaign to raise money for City Year’s tutoring and mentoring program in Detroit’s schools.

Throughout the 2016 season, Jones is asking Lions fans to make a pledge of at least $1 for every touchdown the Lions score. All proceeds from ‘Scores for Kids’ will benefit City Year, an organization which unites highly-motivated, young adults from diverse backgrounds to engage in a year of full-time service as tutors and mentors to local youth.

City Year deploys these young people, called AmeriCorps members, in teams to high-poverty, urban schools to provide high-impact student, classroom and school-wide support. In Detroit, 71 AmeriCorps members serve in seven schools to support 5,000 students every day.

Read more: https://pledgeit.org/marvin-jones-jr

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Published on September 6, 2016

by JohnPaul Bennett

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