Eagles' Jalen Hurts Donates $30K for Home to Family with Child with Cancer

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistFebruary 4, 2021

Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Hurts plays during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts donated $30,000 to a family with a seven-year-old child who has cancer, helping them to buy a new home.

The family, which has four other children, was living in a two-bedroom trailer:

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Eagles’ QB Jalen Hurts surprised a family whose child is battling cancer with a $30,000 donation to go toward a new home. https://t.co/u4lsIYqcBo

"I'm happy they're happy," Hurts said of the opportunity to donate the money to the family. "I'm just praying for nothing but positivity and sending them nothing but blessings moving forward. It was a good day. Today was a great day."

Hurts, 22, just completed his rookie season with the Eagles, throwing for 1,061 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions while rushing for 354 yards and three more scores.