Kochs Create Partnership with Deion Sanders to Fight Poverty

Former NFL star Deion Sanders has partnered up with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Dallas, the Washington Post reports.

Thirty-seven percent of children in Dallas live in high-poverty neighborhoods, according to a report published in 2016 by Texas Kids Count, with Black and Hispanic students more likely to live in those neighborhoods. As a result, 27 percent of children in Dallas county lack access to adequate food and nearly 1 in 5 Latino children lack health insurance.

Sanders, who played for the Dallas Cowboys, and the Koch brothers are looking to raise $21 million in three years and will meet at The Broadmoor Hotel with hundreds of donors who have already pledged at least $100,000 per…


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