Through his Mike Evans Family Foundation, the wide receiver donated $50,000 to the United Way of Galveston—his hometown—to help families in need after the historic winter storm that struck the region in February.
"The Galveston community has been so supportive of me throughout my career," Evans said, per Angela Wilson of the Galveston Daily News. "After I heard about the destruction the winter storm caused, I knew I had to do something to give that same support back."
Large parts of Texas were hit with below-freezing temperatures that at one point left 4.5 million homes statewide without power. According to Sami Sparber of the Texas Tribune, at least 57 deaths have been traced back to the effects of the storm.