Aaron Rodgers to donate $1 million to help California wildfire victims

BUTTE COUNTY, California (WABC) -- Green Bay Packers star and Butte County native Aaron Rodgers announced he's donating a $1 million to help fire victims.



RELATED: How you can help the victims of the Camp Fire

In a video posted to Twitter, Rodgers said his "heart goes out to the great people of Paradise, California".

He also urged people to donate, saying all the money goes to a great organization for the immediate needs and the recovery efforts for the #CampFireParadise.

Rodgers grew up in Chico, California and went to Butte Community College before heading to Cal in 2003.

----------
* Follow us on YouTube
* More local news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
Copyright © 2019 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.