Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys Donate $1 Million to Dallas ISD for Tornado Recovery

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October 26, 2019 - 2:25 pm
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DALLAS (NBC DFW) - Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys announced a $1 million gift to the Dallas ISD on Saturday, almost a week after a tornado damaged several district schools.

The announcement was made ahead of the Thomas Jefferson High School homecoming football game against Spruce High School at Alfred J. Loos Stadium in Addison.

The gift was made solely to Thomas Jefferson, one of the DISD schools that was severely damaged by the EF-3 tornado that tore through the city Sunday night.

The school athletic program and football field, which sustained heavy damage.

A football team equipment container was blown across the street, and many of the player's uniforms and pads were stuck inside the damaged school building.

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