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Packers to honor Starr with helmet decal, donations in 2019

June 07, 2019 - 7:03 pm

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers announced, Friday, a series of honors and celebrations in the name of the late Bart Starr. 

One such honor is the announcement that the team will wear a No. 15 decal on their helmets throughout the season to pay tribute to Starr.

A donation, an impact grant to the Bart and Cherry Starr Foundation of $250,000, will benefit four charitable organizations that the Starr familt supports, including: Rawhide, the Starr Children's Pediatric Cancer Fund, Cornerstone Schools of Alabama and the Birmingham Humane Society. 

The series of events and honors in remembrance of Starr will begin Friday, Sept. 13 at the Green & Gold Gala and continue throughout the weekend.

View the team's full, official statement here.