NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell and Delaware North (DNC) teamed up to donate over $12,200 to the Rebuild Texas Fund.
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin airport passengers helped raise over $12,200 dollars in one day toward relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims. The funds came from passenger purchases at Delaware North (DNC) restaurants and stores at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport during a special event this fall featuring NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell.
In November 2017, over $12,200 was donated to the Rebuild Texas Fund by DNC.
In the fundraising event, held September 1, 2017, 15 percent of sales from Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar and 5 percent of sales from all other Delaware North restaurants and stores at Austin’s airport were dedicated to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. To further promote the sale of fundraising merchandise, Earl Campbell, legendary running back for the Houston Oilers and University of Texas Longhorns Heisman Trophy winner, signed items such as hats, jerseys and other sports merchandise which were available for purchase.
“After seeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, Earl and I got together and decided to raise money for the flood victims at Earl Campbell's Sports Bar at ABIA,” said Terry Mahlum, Regional Vice President for Delaware North. “We thank our customers for participating with us in this relief effort.”
In addition to Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar, the following DNC venues participated: