Lane Casadonte chips in to help RVA Skins youth football team rebrand

Posted at 11:11 AM, Jul 20, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Washington Redskins announced that they are going to go through the process of changing their name.

It's not only a decision that effects the National Football league, it also affects the hundreds of youth football programs all around the Mid-Atlantic that also call themselves Redskins.

A name change isn't cheap, whether you're an NFL team or a small program like the RVA Skins in Richmond's East End.

So, in the latest edition of CBS 6 Gives, CBS 6 sports anchor Lane Casadonte wanted to help chip in on rebranding expenses.

"I don't know if you are aware of our CBS 6 Gives program. We try to reach out to folks in the community that have needs, have a spot in the community and are trying to do the right thing, you guys certainly are," said Casadonte.

"Now, what I can't give you is $10,000. But what I can give you is a little start on it from our CBS 6 Gives program. I hope that gets the ball rolling for you because obviously you guys are trying to do the right thing by these kids."

Rebanding expenses for the organization will include a new logo, website design, marketing materials, uniforms, equipment, and basically anything that has their current name on it.

If you are interested in helping with rebranding expenses, click here on the organization's GoFundMe page.