Zach Ertz teams up with Dunkin to donate $30,000 in sports equipment to Chester kids

Young athletes in Chester got quite a surprise from one of their favorite Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday.

Tight end Zach Ertz teamed up with Dunkin Donuts to donate $30,000 worth of new sports equipment to the Chester Panthers Youth Empowerment and Athletic Association.

The donation was all a part of Dunkin Donuts’ “Touchdowns for Kids” program. The donation will help ease the financial strain for more than 260 children.

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“Philadelphia has been so special to me over the past seven years, and to be out here with the kids and be a part of this Touchdown for Kids program with Dunkin, is special and it's my fifth year doing it,” Ertz said Tuesday.

Since 2015, the program has raised more than $160,000 for youth organizations in the Philadelphia area.

Dunkin Donuts is a FOX 29 sponsor.