Dolphins owner pledges $1 million for Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross
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The Miami Dolphins remain displaced following a devastating hurricane that hit the fourth-most populous state in the United States over the weekend.

Millions remain without power in Florida after the deadly Hurricane Irma struck pretty much the entire state in what was one of the most-intense storms in recent United States history.

As the Dolphins and the rest of Florida look to get back to normalcy, owner Stephen Ross has pledged $1 million to help in the rebuilding and recovery efforts.

“The devastation throughout Florida was heartbreaking, but I was inspired by the resilience and spirit of our state to help rebuild,” Ross said. “Our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by Hurricane Irma and we are committed to helping in long term recovery efforts.”

The Dolphins Week 1 game against Tampa Bay was postponed for later in the season. And while the team is slated to play in Los Angeles against the Chargers this week, we’re sure their thoughts remain with those impacted most by the devastation Hurricane Irma brought.

This pledge to help in the rebuilding effort is a clear example of that.