Houston Texans donated new uniforms and equipment to the Uvalde High School football team on Friday.
A few months ago, there was a senseless shooting at Rob Elementary School that many children and teachers dead. While the community continues to search for answers and peace, the Houston Texans are trying their best to help with the healing process.
Texans linebackers Christian Kirksey and Kamu Grugier-Hill greeted the Uvalde High School football team.
It was also announced that the Texans will honor the community with “Uvalde strong” decals on their helmets for their season opener on Sept. 11.
“Whenever you have the opportunity to be of help, to be of inspiration, or just to be a person that can get, you know, things of these young men’s minds. You can talk ball with, or talk life with, you just want to be there,” Kirksey told ABC News. “I think that we have a job not just playing football, but to be role models and to be a helping hand.”
The shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde left 21 victims dead, including 19 children.