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Digest (Sept. 7): Redskins' Davis hosting clothing drive for needy

Digest (Sept. 7): Redskins' Davis hosting clothing drive for needy

With cooler temperatures around the corner, Redskins tight end Vernon Davis wants to bring awareness to youth homelessness. He's hosting a clothing drive on Friday in Washington to kick off Vernon's Closet, intended to "raise awareness and support for homeless and community in need."

It's the second consecutive season Davis has teamed up with Covenant House DC, a nonprofit organization aiming to provide care for homeless youth. The cause is personal for Davis, a Washington native, who knows people become homeless for a variety of reasons, including drug addiction.

"My mom was addicted to drugs," Davis said. "My relatives throughout my family were...

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