#KettleHop Still Benefiting the Salvation Army

Approximately $277,000 extra in donations inspired by Zeke's #KettleHop

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The Salvation Army is still benefiting from Ezekiel Elliott's now infamous kettle hop thanks to a #KettleHop selfie station at NorthPark Center.

In case you don't remember, Elliott celebrated his second quarter touchdown against the Buccaneers by hopping into a Red Kettle near the endzone.

The celebration cost the team a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for "using a prop" to celebrate.

Elliott vowed, if he was fined for the move, he'd make a matching donation to the Salvation Army. The NFL decided not to fine No. 21, but he made a $21,000 donation anyway.

In the days after the kettle hop, the Salvation Army said it saw a $250,000 increase in donations from the week before, according to the Cowboys' website.

Meanwhile, crowds continue to stop by the Red Kettle on display at NorthPark Center until Christmas Eve.

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The kettle, which includes a cardboard cutout of Elliott, asks people to make a suggested $21 donation, in honor of Elliott's jersey number.

The Salvation Army says the NorthPark kettle display usually collects between $200 and $300 a day, but over the last two days more than $6,100 has been donated.

So if our math is right, there have been a grand total of $277,100 in extra Salvation Army donations, as of this writing.

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