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Cardinals team up with grocery chain to donate $20K to six Valley schools

Feb 12, 2022, 2:00 PM

The Arizona Cardinals announced on Wednesday that the team partnered with the Albertsons/Safeway grocery store chain to donate a total of $20,000 to Valley schools.

Cardinals charities and Albertsons/Safeway teamed up to donate $10,000 to Bernard Black Elementary School in addition to co-branded backpacks for every student.

Former Cardinals tight end Ben Patrick (2007-10), mascot Big Red and team cheerleaders visited the school on Wednesday to present the check and bookbags.

The other $10,000 will be dispersed to five Valley elementary schools, which will receive $2,000 in Albertsons/Safeway gift cards to benefit their respective students.

The five schools receiving the gift cards are listed below:

– John F Kennedy Elementary School

– Cartwright Elementary School

– Frank Borman Elementary School

– Holiday Park Elementary School

– T.G. Barr Elementary School

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