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Dec. 27, 2010

At A Glance

Touchdowns for Kids raises almost $182,000 in first season

Organizers of Iowa Touchdowns for Kids announced today that the fundraising effort received $181,966 in donations during its first season.

Iowa Touchdowns for Kids, presented by The Eastern Iowa Airport, encouraged Hawkeye fans to pledge at least $1 for every touchdown scored by the University of Iowa football team in 2010. The proceeds will support pediatric patients and their families at University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City.

A total of 1,348 donors from 31 states, plus Iraq and Canada, joined the campaign. The Hawkeyes scored 45 touchdowns this season.

For more information, visit http://www.iowatouchdownsforkids.com.

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