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Fans donate to animal rescue group supported by Dwayne Haskins

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NFL fans have found a way to honor the life of Dwayne Haskins.

Via Jori Epstein from USA today299 donors have collectively received close to $6,500 at Wolf Trap Animal Rescue. The Northern Virginia group saw a 430% increase in donations from Saturday to Tuesday, as fans made contributions in memory of Haskins.

Why Wolf Trap Animal Rescue? Fans trying to find a charity to support in Haskins’ name identified the group because Haskins supported them in 2019 during the league’s annual My Cause, My Cleats initiative.

“Dogs are man’s best friend,” Haskins said in 2019, via the Commanders website. “We love spending time with them – they bring a lot of energy – and they make my day brighter.” The article also includes a video of Haskins opening the box containing the custom cleats he was wearing and discussing his support for Wolf Trap Animal Rescue in more detail.

To donate to the cause supported by Dwayne Haskins, Click here. Every small gesture will help further the cause that meant so much to him, and it will give many who continue to struggle with the news of his passing a way to honor his life and legacy.