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Kaepernick hits $900K of $1M donation pledge

Jasen Vinlove / USA TODAY Sports

Colin Kaepernick is close to fulfilling his pledge to give $1 million to community organizations, handing out a total of $100,000 to four charities as part of June's donations.

The free-agent quarterback has been donating $100,000 every month since October 2016 and detailing how exactly the money will be used on his foundation's website.

June's $100,000 was split between DREAM, Coalition For The Homeless, War on Children, and United We Dream.

DREAM, based in New York City, helps more than 2,200 inner-city youth every year through "the power of teams," as well as running a charter school.

Coalition For The Homeless works to end mass homelessness in New York City by providing help such as emergency food and clothing and job training. The organization is also the U.S.'s oldest advocacy, fighting to ensure "proven, cost-effective housing-based solutions to mass homelessness."

War on Children is a program set to launch in 2018 by The Gathering for Justice. Kaepernick's $25,000 donation will pay for a rally, as well as three town hall meetings and three caucus trips.

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the U.S., and advocates for "the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status."

Kaepernick remains unemployed as the regular season is set to begin Thursday.

Kaepernick hits $900K of $1M donation pledge
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