The Cincinnati Bengals and the NFL Foundation have teamed up to make a sizable donation to Deer Park Community City Schools.
They will donate $200,000 to the Deer Park Community City Schools athletic departments, which is part of a fundraising effort that has raised over $700,000. This latest contribution will be used to help to install artificial stadium turf, new goal posts and asphalt in required areas at the Deer Park High School field.
All of these upgrades will allow for additional use of the field for more football games and practices, additional sports, band competitions and renting the fields. The Bengals and NFL are doing this in a similar way that NFL Play 60 is used to help encourage youth to be more active and take part in sports.
The Deer Park Community City Schools District is a school district located in Hamilton County, Ohio. It comprises all of Deer Park, Ohio, a portion of Sycamore Township, and a small portion of Silverton, Ohio.
The donation will be announced and discussed Monday, May 16th at 10 a.m. EST and will feature Bengals Executive Vice President Katie Blackburn, 700WLW Radio Host Bill Cunningham as well as students and faculty from the Deer Park Community City Schools.
This donation is the latest in an ongoing program in which the Bengals and NFL have coordinated to distribute $1.5 million to schools for new football fields. Other schools that the Bengals have contributed to are Clinton-Massie High School, Covington Catholic High School, Lockland High School, Oak Hills High School, Taylor High School, Withrow University High School and Midway Elementary School.