The North Texas Food Bank has teamed up with an online fantasy sports game in seeking donations on Thanksgiving. The #Thanksk4Giving Pick 6 will offer prizes, including an autographed Tony Romo jersey, Cowboys game tickets and a game-day football.
Fantasy 6 says the game is a “simple, fast contest,” with all proceeds going to the North Texas Food Bank.
The contest is online at www.thanks4giving.com. Fans can make their picks in six positions – including quarterbacks such as Romo of the Cowboys – and a donation to the North Texas Food Bank.
“We’re so pleased to have the support of Fantasy 6 this Thanksgiving to help kick off our fundraising campaign for the holiday season,” Lisa Farrow of the North Texas Food Bank said. “The #Thanks4Giving Pick 6 is an innovative way for football fans to get involved in the fight against hunger, the funds raised will make a true difference for our neighbors in need.”
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Farrow said each dollar donated will provide access to three meals for those in need. In fiscal year 2015, NTFB provided 63.4 million meals.