Chiefs player celebrates Super Bowl win by paying adoption fees for shelter dogs

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – Derrick Nnadi is helping homeless dogs find new homes in the wake of his Super Bowl win.

The defensive tackle is paying the adoption fees for all the dogs currently available at KC Pet Project.

The response from people looking to adopt a furry friend at the shelter has been very positive.

“We had a huge line of people at our locations this morning to adopt, which is just wonderful! So far, many pets are going home and we’re so excited for them,” according to Tori Fugate, Chief Communications Officer at KCPP.

Nnadi has been helping out homeless animals all season through the Derrick Nnadi Foundation‘s partnership with KCPP.

Fugate added, “KC Pet Project cares for over 10,000 pets a year, so partnerships like this are so wonderful to help our pets find loving, forever homes. We’re thrilled and honored that Derrick Nnadi chose to do this to help us save lives in Kansas City. Our community is on cloud nine following last night’s win and this is such a heartwarming story to go along with this huge victory. ”

You can find out how to adopt the dogs here.

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