Wednesday Round-Up: Seahawks Owner Paul Allen, Cocoon House Raise $280,974 To Prevent Youth Homelessness

Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s “out there” for today — Wednesday, January 11 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Paul Allen, Cocoon House Raise $280,974 To Prevent Youth Homelessness

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen and Cocoon House partnered to raise a total of $280, 974 to provide services and safe places for vulnerable youth in the Pacific Northwest region.

Cocoon House, a non-profit organization that provides housing and protection services for homeless and at-risk youth and their families, saw their donation total in December matched dollar-for-dollar by Paul Allen to help provide support that will save lives.

The Seahawks announced plans for their youth homelessness campaign to prevent homelessness at the beginning of last month.

“For us at Cocoon House, this partnership with Paul Allen and the Seattle Seahawks provided so much more than just funding,” said Cassie Franklin, CEO of Cocoon House. “It gave us an incredible opportunity on one of the region’s biggest stages – CenturyLink Field – to spread our message of hope to youth throughout Puget Sound. Together, we are helping to change the path for youth, giving them the chance for a bright future and hope in the weeks, months and years ahead.”

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s “Social Post of the Day” comes from Seahawks wide receiver Devin Hester, who posted this on Instagram yesterday a few days after his first game with Seattle.

Man it's been so fun being a part of this organization. 1 down 3 more to go.🙏🏿💯

A post shared by Devin Hester (@devin_anytime_hester_4) on

More From Around The Web

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Former Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn set out to be his own coach in Atlanta. 

Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is a nominee for Male Sports Star of the Year.

Michael Bennett’s Divisional press conference can be found here. 

In his latest “Chalk Talk” for 710 ESPN Seattle, Brock Huard looks at Russell Wilson’s touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin in Seattle’s Wild Card win over Detroit. 

Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated profiled the seismologists who work during Seahawks games. 

Finally, Kelsey Conway of atlantafalcons.com answers five questions about the game. 

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