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Colin Kaepernick Is About To Finish His Million Dollar Pledge—And He's Getting Some Extra Help

Colin Kaepernick Is About To Finish His Million Dollar Pledge—And He's Getting Some Extra Help
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Updated 6 months ago

Ten months ago, former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made this pledge:

I will donate one million dollars plus all the proceeds of my jersey sales from the 2016 season to organizations working in oppressed communities, 100k a month for 10 months.

Kaepernick has been true to his world. Now in his tenth and final month, Colin is donating $10,000 to ten more charities to round out his $1 million promise. 

Kaepernick is taking things a step further. Ten of his friends are helping him choose the charities — and matching his final donation.

The first to help out is basketball superstar Kevin Durant:

And Durant chose a great charity:

The next celebrity who'll be taking part is Stephen Curry:

Kaepernick is truly putting his money where his mouth is:

Kaepernick is receiving some well-deserved accolades:

Certain news networks have created a narrative of hatred surrounding Kaepernick, but he is undaunted:

This may be the end of Kaepernick's $1 million pledge, but it's just the beginning of a better world: