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Packers' Woodson donates $100K to storm relief

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GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay Packers star Charles Woodson says he's donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist families hurt by superstorm Sandy in recent days.

Woodson made the announcement at a Democratic rally head of President Barack Obama's campaign stop in Green Bay.

Woodson says he's grateful for the sense of community that allowed the Packers to thrive in Green Bay, and he wants to give back to other similar communities that are hurting.

The Packers star also praised Obama for setting politics aside to help with storm relief. He noted that Obama teamed up with Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to tour affected areas.

Woodson took the stage ahead of Obama, as did Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin and former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold.

Click on the video icon to watch Woodson make the announcement.

If you'd like to make a donation to the American Red Cross, click here for more information.

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