Philadelphia Eagles Bailed 9 People From Jail Using Social Justice Funds
November 28, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins, 27, walks off the field after an NFL training session at the London Irish rugby team training ground in the Sunbury-on-Thames suburb of south west London, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.


“The Philadelphia Eagles took their fight for social justice to the bank and bailed nine people out of a jail over the Thanksgiving holiday.”

“On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the Eagles posted $50,000 in bail ― $25,000 raised by the players and $25,000 matched by the team’s Eagles Social Justice Fund ― so that nine defendants in Philadelphia could spend Thanksgiving out of jail.”

“The money went to the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, a local organization aimed at reforming the cash bailout system, which has been a major issue for Philadelphia city officials over the years.”

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