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Here are the final 10 organizations Colin Kaepernick donated to for his $1 million pledge

Kaepernick has continued his activism, despite not playing during the 2017 NFL season.

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Colin Kaepernick has reached the end of his $1 million pledge that he started back in October 2016 when he began his protest against injustices against people of color in the United States.

Since he started, Kaepernick has donated money and spent time with organizations with hopes of making differences in the world. In the final stretch of his $1 million pledge, Kaepernick announced he would be making donations in $10,000 increments over 10 days in his “10 for 10” campaign, where he would give to various organizations. Other celebrities and athletes would match Kaepernick’s donations in the process. In September, Kaepernick got what lawyers have called “a major win” against the NFL in his collusion lawsuit by getting an arbitrator to dismiss a summary judgement. The quarterback also became the face of Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign.

Here is what those final 10 days looked like, between the organizations involved, and who decided to pitch in to his efforts.

Day 1: Silicon Valley De-Bug

The first round of the final $100,000 went to an organization that Kaepernick has worked with previously in his pledge — Silicon Valley De-Bug.

Kaepernick announced that along with his $10,000 donation, Kevin Durant would match it, giving the organization a total of $20,000.

According to its website, De-Bug is, “a platform for Silicon Valley’s diverse communities to impact the political, cultural, and social landscape of the region, while also becoming a nationally recognized model for community-based justice work.”

Day 2: Advancement Project

In the second day of Kaepernick’s 10 for 10, actor Jesse Williams chose Advancement Project in Washington D.C., a multi-racial civil rights organization.

Advancement Project’s goals include:

[A] focus on tackling inequity with innovative strategies and strong community alliance. We combine law, communications, policy, and technology to create workable solutions and achieve systemic change on issues of democracy, voting rights, and access to justice.

Williams, matched Kaepernick’s donation, giving the organization a total of $20,000.

Day 3: United Playaz

Day three saw Kaepernick bring in another Bay Area athlete to his campaign, this time it was Stephen Curry.

The donations from Curry and Kaepernick went to United Playaz in San Francisco, a violence prevention and youth development organization.

Per the organization’s website, they “provide a comprehensive range of services to prepare vulnerable youth for higher education, employment, and healthy living within a safe, nurturing, and collaborative environment.”

The organization made a video thanking Curry and Kaepernick for their donations:

Day 4: Mothers Against Police Brutality

Mothers Against Police Brutality is another group that had previously received help from Kaepernick.

This time around, Snoop Dogg chipped in.

Snoop wasn’t done though. After matching Kaepernick’s $10,000, he later decided to donate another $15,000 to make it a total of $35,000.

MAPB made a video thanking Kaepernick and Snoop for their contributions.

MAPB was started by Collette Flanagan after her son, Clinton Allen, was killed by Dallas police in 2013. The organization unites mothers nationwide to fight for civil rights, police accountability, and policy reform.

Day 5: Imagine LA

At the halfway point, Kaepernick had Serena Williams join the campaign, who chose Imagine LA. Williams is a native of Compton, California.

Imagine LA is dedicated to mobilizing the community to end the cycle of family homelessness and poverty.

Day 6: Angel by Nature

Kaepernick went to the south with his next volunteer, Atlanta’s own T.I. the Rapper picked Angel by Nature, a Houston-based organization.

Angel by Nature has actively been helping those in need after the effects of Hurricane Harvey. On their website, it says the organization is “driven to help benefit and supply the Houston community with relief efforts ranging from living conditions, education, to personal health and motivation.”

Day 7: School on Wheels

For day seven, Kaepernick turned again to a musician, this time it was Jhene Aiko. Aiko opted to help School on Wheels in her native Los Angeles.

According to their website, School on Wheels aims to do the following:

School on Wheels provides academic tutoring to children living in shelters, motels, cars, group foster homes, and on the streets in Southern California. We provide homeless students stability in a time of stress and transition, and help them achieve educational success so that they may break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

Day 8: Communites United for Police Reform

This organization would receive a whopping $40,000 thanks to Kaepernick. Along with his $10,000, Nick Cannon donated $20,000, and Joey Badadd chipped in $10,000 as well.

The organization’s focus is on discriminatory and abusive policing in New York City. They aim to help with investment and respect, safety and human rights, accountability, and transparency.

Day 9: Youth Service Inc.

On Jan. 29, as Kaepernick’s 10 for 10 neared its conclusion, he teamed up with Meek Mill to donate to Youth Services Inc. Both Kaepernick and Meek Mill donated $10,000 to the organization, for a total of $20,000.

Per their website, YSI is about strengthening families, helping at-risk teens, and promoting child safety:

Youth Service, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has provided immediate shelter and support services to Philadelphia’s children, youth, and families for over 65 years. YSI offers unique programs and niche services throughout the city, including Philadelphia’s only Crisis Nursery Programs and the largest shelter in the area for homeless and runaway teens. Through shelter, counseling, and in-home support services, YSI reaches more than 5,000 clients annually, the majority of whom live below the poverty level.

Day 10: H.O.M.E

To finish his million dollar pledge and the final 10 for 10, Kaepernick donated $10,000, along with Usher, to H.O.M.E in Lithonia, Georgia.

H.O.M.E stands for “Helping Oppressed Mothers Endure.” According to their website, H.O.M.E is “a 501(c)3 organization founded to help single mothers who are working and/or going to school, survive the ‘tough times’ and persevere towards an ‘appointed time’ for success in life.”


Kaepernick first announced his pledge to donate $1 million in September 2016, just weeks after he started his protest of oppression against people of color in the U.S.

The organizations above, and ones he donated to over the past year and few months, reflect the change that Kaepernick hopes to bring into the world.