Giants Fall to Green Bay, but Raise Another $1,200 through Touchdowns for Families Program for New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and Healthy U
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes in a 45-17 loss on Sunday to the Green Bay Packers.
Despite the loss, the 9-6 Giants remain in contention for a playoff spot. The Giants would make the post-season with a win against Washington next Sunday, combined with a Green Bay loss to Chicago the same day.
With the two touchdowns scored against Green Bay, an additional $1,200 was raised for the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and its Healthy U program, bringing the total through Week 16 to $27,600.
Touchdowns for Families Program:
For every touchdown the New York Giants score, Horizon BCBSNJ will donate $250.00 to the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance. The Alliance will use that money to expand its "Healthy U" initiative, which is the nation's largest after school childhood obesity prevention and education program. New this year, Horizon BCBSNJ invited its Master Broker companies to participate as well, and 12 have generously pledged an additional $25.00 per touchdown to the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance. With the two touchdowns scored this week, the Alliance raised $500 through Horizon and $700 through its Master Brokers, bringing the total raised through Week 16 to $27,600. Tight End Kevin Boss is the Official Spokesperson for the Touchdowns for Families Program this season.
If the New York Giants make the NFL post season, Horizon BCBSNJ will increase its donation to $500.00 for each touchdown that the Giants score in each playoff game. If the Giants make the championship game Horizon BCBSNJ will increase its donation to $1,000.00 for each touchdown the Giants score. For complete information on "Healthy U," please visit: www.HorizonBlue.com/HealthyU.
Through four complete seasons, the Touchdowns for Families program raised $69,000 for charity. You can follow the weekly progress of the Touchdowns for Families program at www.Giants.com/community or on Facebook by searching "Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey."