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NFL features East Hill Elementary project during Super Bowl

While two superb teams compete on the field during Super Bowl XLVIII, two deserving youth health and fitness projects from the Denver and Seattle areas also face off.

The NFL chose Kent School District’s East Hill Elementary project to raise funds for playground equipment to compete with a Denver-area school. The “contest” is a part of NFL PLAY 60 DonorsChoose.org Showdown.

From Saturday through Sunday the public can participate by casting votes at www.NFLrush.com/choose. On Monday, the project with more votes will receive full funding from the NFL. The remaining project will receive 50 percent of the its funding from the NFL.

“Our students, staff, and faculty have been very excited for the Seattle Seahawks all season, and this contest really brings their achievement home for all of us,” said Superintendent Edward Lee Vargas. “The twelfth man’s fervor will surely spill over so the students at East Hill will get playground equipment that will keep them healthy and fit, like the Seahawks.”

Twelfth-man voters may vote once every hour at www.NFLrush.com/choose.

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