Hundreds of items of clothing donated by Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jack Sorenson will be donated to women who have been sexually assaulted.
Kettering Health announced that it recently received the donation for women undergoing sexual assault nurse examiner exams. As part of these examinations, their clothes are taken as evidence.
Sorenson’s donation included underwear, socks, sweatshirts and pants, Kettering health officials said. They went to The Passions Project, a non-profit organization the Bengals player founded with partner Paige Coffman.
“We are thrilled that our partnership with the Cincinnati Bengals has led Jack to make this donation to Kettering Health,” said John Weimer, Senior Vice President of Emergency and Trauma Services and Operations Command Center at Kettering. Health. “This is another example of the partnership between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kettering Health having a positive impact on the community. Patients who experience sexual assault and undergo a SANE exam can regain some of their dignity when they leave the hospital wearing these clothes, as many clothes are kept as evidence.
Kettering Health is the healthcare provider for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Sorenson, whose nonprofit also supports community nonprofits with fundraisers, played football for the University of Miami Redhawks.
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