OAKLAND (AP) — The Oakland Raiders say they will donate $1 million toward the relief and recovery effort in California wine country.
The NFL team trains in Napa, and long before that, in Santa Rosa, during the offseason.READ MORE: 3 Children Found Stabbed to Death in Los Angeles Apartment; Mother Detained
Team owner Mark Davis says the cities served as the Raiders’ summer home for more than 40 years, and the team has built long-lasting relationships with the people and businesses there.READ MORE: Report: Marin County Residents Healthiest in California
His message to them: “In this time of need, we will be there for you as you have been there for us.”MORE NEWS: California Background Check System Snafus Delay Elder Care Hiring
Earlier Sunday, the team held a moment of silence as part of a pregame ceremony for those affected by the wildfires before playing against the Los Angeles Chargers.