San Francisco 49ers star running back Carlos Hyde is partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley on a new program during the 2016 NFL season for fans to join Hyde in support of the Clubs’ programs for kids.

Fans can share in the success of Hyde and the 49ers offense through a unique, performance based campaign called Touchdowns for Kids. Fans pledge any dollar amount for every touchdown the 49ers score during the 2016 NFL season. At the end of each game, pledges turn into donations that directly benefit the youth that attend the clubs.

“I am very excited to partner with the Boys & Girls Clubs to help kids in the Silicon Valley,” said Hyde. “The Boys & Girls Clubs makes a big impact in the lives of children, and I am honored to support them and the great work they do. This pledge campaign is a great way for fans to join me in this support. Now, every time we get in the end zone, it not only helps the team but also the kids in our community!”

Fans who make a pledge of at least $1 per touchdown or a flat donation of $40 or more, will be entered to win a Carlos Hyde autographed helmet. Fans who make a pledge of $5 per touchdown or more or a flat donation of at least $400, will receive a special invitation for two to Carlos Hyde’s Champions Reception following the season, where guests will meet Hyde and receive a special gift and a photo.

Those who want to learn more about Touchdown for Kids and make a pledge can visit: https://pledgeit.org/carloshyde.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley has been at the forefront of youth development in Santa Clara County for over 70 years, providing quality afterschool and summer programs for youth in predominantly underserved communities. Our mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to achieve their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring adults. Across our 10 Clubhouses in Silicon Valley, we are able to serve over 3,000 children, ages 6-18, giving them a safe place to learn and grow.

Carlos Hyde
Carlos Hyde enters his third season as a running back with the San Francisco 49ers. He was drafted in the second round by the team in 2014, and moved into a starting role in 2015. He had 168 yards rushing in week 1 last season, earning FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors. He ran for over 3,000 yards in his college career with Ohio State, and was first-team All-Big Ten as a senior in 2013.