Nebraska Group Raises $230,000 for Charity at Tailgate Party

UNL(AP) — Roughly $230,000 was raised at a recent Nebraska tailgate to help a nonprofit that works with struggling kids and families.

The Big Red Tailgate earlier this month featured several former University of Nebraska players. The event was held at the Embassy Suites along I-80 in La Vista.

Organizer Sarah McGowan says she’s glad the event was successful in raising money that will help kids in the community.

The money raised will go to Completely KIDS.

According to their website, Completely KIDS is an Omaha nonprofit whose mission is to develop youth and their families through Out-of-School Time and Family Strengthening programs in communities where they live.