Good morning, 12s. Here's a look at what's happening today – Wednesday, Sept. 9 – for your Seattle Seahawks.
Seahawks Continue Support of All In WA Campaign
The WA Food Fund, Na'ah Illahee Fund, and Potlatch Fund are featured cause funds of the All In WA campaign. These funds support workers and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Na'ah Illahee Fund's Native Community Crisis Response (NCCR) Fund provides immediate relief to Native/Indigenous communities and groups in the Pacific Northwest impacted by the pandemic. All donations will be used for Coronavirus relief in Native American communities, and marginalized communities of color that are disproportionately affected by this crisis.
The Potlatch Fund is a Native-led nonprofit organization that provides grants and leadership development in Tribal communities throughout Washington. The fund's Critical Response Grants support youth-led educational programs, Native artists, and Native language speakers adversely effected by the pandemic.
As Washington communities continue to fight the pandemic, there are still far too many people without enough to eat. WA Food Fund is raising money to provide food and supplies for those in need, and the Seahawks are doing their part to help out. According to Philanthropy NW, there are over two million Washingtonians that don't have enough to eat. The WA Food Fund helps keep food on the table by supporting food banks across the state, in both rural and urban communities.
For the Seahawks, it was important for us to do our part to support our community and those severely affected by the pandemic. Partnering with the All In WA campaign is part of the Seahawks' commitment to investing in charitable organizations working to improve life in our region. Similar to the Seahawks' partnership with All In WA to support the Digital Equity Fund, this will greatly benefit countless Washington residents.
Fans are also encouraged to make donations of their own by visiting allinwa.org/seahawks or texting GOHAWKS to 243725.
All In WA
All In WA is a coordinated statewide relief effort powered by a coalition of public officials, companies, philanthropic leaders, community foundations, United Way organizations, community leaders, frontline nonprofits, and individuals. These groups are coming together to provide immediate critical and emergency support for workers and families most affected across Washington State, and to mobilize committed community and philanthropic groups to go All In for WA.
Text GOHAWKS to 243725 or go to allinwa.org/seahawks to donate.
Russell Wilson Passing Academy Holds 2020 Virtual Camp
In what's become the norm this year, Russell Wilson held an event virtually. This time, it was his 2020 Virtual Russell Wilson Passing Academy (RWPA) Camp. Throughout the 36-minute video, Wilson, along with former quarterback and current 710 ESPN Seattle host Jake Heaps, demonstrate a number of football drills, mindset practices and more.
Despite Wilson and Heaps both being quarterbacks, the camp includes drills for offensive and defensive players of all skill levels. There are more basic drills like how to hold a football, throw a football and catch a football. Then, there are more complex drills like how to catch a ball over your shoulder, how to pursue the ball carrier while on defense and how to escape the pocket while keeping your eyes downfield (a Russell Wilson special). DK Metcalf also makes a guest appearance during some wide receiver drills and sits down with his quarterback for a fun conversation.
You can watch the full video below to learn from Wilson, Heaps and Metcalf about how to become a better player, or just a more knowledgeable fan.
Social Post Of The Day
Russell Wilson posted a heartfelt video yesterday on his social media pages. The clip featured Wilson writing a letter to his stepson Future and newborn son Win, encouraging them to be on the forefront of change for the next generation.
More From Around The Web
Seahawks.com reporter John Boyle has the news about WR Penny Hart being promoted to the 53-man roster.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times answers your questions in his latest Seahawks mailbag.
Jim Moore of 710 ESPN Seattle made his official predictions for the 2020 Seahawks season.
Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest gives his five takeaways from the Seahawks’ first unofficial depth chart of 2020.