Colin Kaepernick’s noble deeds keep making haters look like bitter fools
Why can’t Colin Kaepernick get a job?
Two months ago, we asked that very question about the NFL quarterback whose silent pre-game protests sparked a national debate last season.
Fast forward to the present, and Kaepernick is still an unsigned free agent — but he’s continuing to make admirable use of his spare time.
For his latest good deed, Kaepernick donated two “huge” boxes of custom-made suits to 100 Suits for 100 Men, a New York City organization that helps ex-inmates and gang members land honest jobs.
The organization’s Instagram account shared this photo of Kaepernick outside an NYC parole office making his donation:
Here’s another photo.
Snoop Dogg approves, if his emoji choice here is any indication.
After he began kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games last season to protest the plight of minorities in the United States, Kaepernick also began dedicating himself to social activism. This weekend’s suit giveaway is just his latest good deed.
Over the past several months, Kaepernick has:
Donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels.
Helped raise funds to deliver a plane full of food and water to famine victims in Somalia.
Made $200,000 total in charitable donations to a handful of community organizations, working toward an overall goal of $1 million in contributions he pledged to donate to worthy causes last September.
Yet this is the guy NFL teams refuse to sign to even a low-risk backup deal after his silent, peaceful protests for a noble cause prompted backlash from fans, media and even the President of the United States.