Watt brothers donate to victims of Wisconsin parade attack


J.J. Watt #99 of the Arizona Cardinals walks the field before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on November 21, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

WAUKESHA, Wisc. (WJW)– Wisconsin native and NFL players J.J., T.J. and Derek Watt are donating to help the families of affected by the attack at the Waukesha Christmas parade that left six people dead.

Darrell Brooks Jr., 39, was charged with homicide after driving his SUV into the Waukesha Christmas parade. More than 60 people were injured and the youngest killed was an 8-year-old boy.

J.J. Watt, who helped raised millions in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey while with the Houston Texans, is now aiding his hometown.

His younger brother Derek, who plays for the Steelers, said they will help ease the financial burdens. He also encouraged people to donate to the United Way and the Waukesha County Community Foundation.

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