Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones revealed a $1 million present to the Dallas Independent School District to help redo the Thomas Jefferson High School football field after a tornado tore through the city seven days prior.
The assertion was made during a help before Thomas Jefferson’s homecoming football coordinate against Spruce High School.
“In fact, the foundation of sports at the master level where the Dallas Cowboys play, the foundation is straightforwardly here on this field,” said Jones. “It’s here with our amateur games and it’s here with our adolescence.”
The blessing will be made by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation and the NFL Foundation.
After the blessing was pronounced, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweeted that he would organize Jones’ $1 million present to the school region. Cuban as of late offered $100,000 to the Dallas Education Foundation.
“Particularly done Jerry!!! I’ll organize your generosity!” Cuban tweeted.
Star Football Hall of Famer and Cowboys legend Charles Haley, similarly as mascot Rowdy, appeared at the administration for Thomas Jefferson High School.
Sandi Massey, head of Thomas Jefferson High School, uncovered to CNN the entire $1 million present will go clearly to the school, which was genuinely hurt during the tornado. Specifically, it will help recreate the football field and displace football gear.
At any rate nine tornadoes tore through northern Texas seven days back, causing a normal $2 billion in hurts, according to the Insurance Council of Texas.
Other than the optional school, various homes were moreover crushed, leaving understudies and their families unstuck.
The school’s need by and by is “loving the understudies” through the trouble, Massey said. The school on Friday got a “social-energetic learning gathering” to help the understudies through this problematic time.
Massey said she’s particularly stressed for understudies who are laborers. “It’s amazingly hard to investigate another culture, another tongue, another character, in a conventional school,” she said. “Thusly, to have something like this happen, it could be excessively overwhelming.”
The grounds has been moved to a near to learning center until the school is fixed. The soonest understudies and staff could return to the structure would be in August 2020, Massey said.
Massey said staff and understudies are foreseeing the new football field.
“Everyone is so empowered, the athletic division especially,” said Massey. “They’re the most stimulated considering the way that they’re so placed assets into the school, in their activities, in their future. They’re not prepared to give up.”