ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Kansas City defensive Derrick Nnadi started off his post-Super Bowl victory season by warming hearts and paying for the adoption fees for 109 dogs waiting for forever homes at the KC Pet Project shelter

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News of the former Florida State star's charitable contribution spread quickly and eventually, caught the eye of TV personality Rachel Ray, who was so inspired by Nnadi, she's offering a year's supply of her dog food brand "Nutrish" to each family that adopts a pup. 

KC Pet Project said on Twitter that there's still 40-50 dogs waiting to meet their new family at the shelter.

You can see all the adoptable dogs here.

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