Derek and David Carr team up with Valley Children's Hospital

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Valley Children's Hospital is now partnering with two brothers who know all about being good teammates. We got a sneak peak at the new campaign featuring Derek and David Carr.

It was an action packed day at Valley Children's Hospital on Saturday as the Carr brothers stepped in front of the camera to show their support for a place that holds special meaning to so many families -- including their own.

"This is awesome. Obviously this place is near and dear to my family's heart what we went through with Dallas," said Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders quarterback.

Derek's son spent more than three weeks being treated at Valley Children's as a newborn. Now, he and David say they're honored to help promote the hospital through a series of commercials, print ads, billboards, and more.

"Just seeing the kids running around and doing different things with him, that's what it's all about. The football stuff is great, but we would do that on the weekends, but being able to do things like this and partner with great people is what it's all about," said David Car, former Fresno State quarterback.

Both brothers first stepped into the spotlight as star quarterbacks at Fresno State, and Derek is now gearing up for his second season with the Oakland Raiders. But they're also known for their strong faith and dedication to serving the community. President and CEO Todd Suntrapak says that's why they're the perfect partners as the hospital moves forward with a "game plan" to make pediatric care more accessible to all local families.

"They're remarkable, remarkable athletes, but what's really special about Derek and David both is the heart they have and that they have chosen to give back to our Valley in support of Valley Children's and the kids we serve is just remarkable, we are blessed," said Todd Suntrapak, President and CEO of Valley Children's Hospital.

The new ads also feature some very excited kids and of course, George the giraffe. You can watch for them starting later this summer.
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