KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, March 17 | Travis Kelce met Tyreek Hill's challenge to donate 6,000 meals to families in need, and added a little extra do his donation.
Not only did Kelce donate 6,000 meals to families through Harvesters, but he also donated all the food and supplies needed to keep Operation Breakthrough running for the next 15 weeks.
Let’s go @cheetah!! I got your 6k and will raise you another 6k meals thru @harvestersorg! But we can’t leave our friends @OB_Inc_KC hanging, so we’re going to donate all the food & supplies for the next 15 weeks to keep it business as usual for the kids!! Much love KC! ❤️💛
— Travis Kelce (@tkelce) March 17, 2020
ORIGINAL STORY, March 16 |Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill said Monday his foundation will donate 6,000 meals to families in need through Harvesters.
Hill tweeted the news Monday morning, writing "as the world endures a difficult time due to COVID-19, I am happy to partner with Harvesters to donate 6,000 meals to families," in his post.
As the world endures a difficult time due to COVID-19, I am happy to partner with @harvesters to donate 6,000 meals to families. I’m challenging @patrickmahomes @killatrav @demarcusrobinson @gehrigdieter @mathieu_era @stonecoldjones95 @TheRealFrankC_ pic.twitter.com/wCGDQXPJOO— Ty Hill (@cheetah) March 16, 2020
Hill challenged other Chiefs players to do the same, including Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, Demarcus Robinson, Gehrig Dieter, Tyrann Mathieu, Chris Jones and Frank Clark.
In a further statement, Hill said he wants to help those "facing these unprecedented obstacles," especially those "youth who are now without their free breakfast and lunch programs."
"Stay safe, stay informed and support each other!!" Hill urged in his message.