“School reserve and backpacks:” Packers legends come together to lift income for Harvey victims
September 4, 2017 - School Supplies
BROOKFIELD — Four Green Bay Packers legends on Sunday, Sep 3rd came together to lift income for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
“The Green Bay Packers are here too. Why wouldn’t we wish to be here?” Dave Wacker, donor said.
Santana Dotson, LeRoy Butler, George Koonce and Gilbert Brown during a Saloon on Calhoun with Bacon Sunday sealed autographs and took photos with fans during his fundraiser. The income lifted will advantage those impacted by Harvey by a Santana Dotson Foundation.
For $10, visitors could have their print taken with a Packers legends, and $25 got visitors an autograph.
This fundraiser also includes a raffle and wordless auction, along with live song and splash specials. Rows of pool tables during a tavern were filled with raffle donations.
“Some people are restarting their lives and we have a event to do a unequivocally small bit with a garland of good people that have come out to help,” Dave Dayler, Saloon on Calhoun with Bacon co-owner said.
“People are only donating, and donating, and donating,” Jennine Paoli, Saloon on Calhoun with Bacon co-owner said.
Dotson went to high propagandize in Houston and pronounced he wanted to assistance kids who have mislaid everything.
“What we’re going to do…it was a initial week of propagandize down in Houston, so what we’re going to do is a lot of kids mislaid their propagandize supplies, backpacks, wardrobe — all from underwear to toothbrushes if we can imagine, so that’s going to be a initial phase. We’re going to reinstate a lot of propagandize reserve and backpacks and things like that,” Dotson said.
Water from flooding during Harvey in some Houston facile schools were 4 feet high, with dozens untouched some-more than a week after a storm. The start of a propagandize year has been deferred until during slightest Sep 11th.
“We’re also going to buy groceries for families as they go behind into their homes,” Dotson said.
This fundraiser was orderly in only 48 hours, with a idea of $10,000 for Harvey victims.
As this fundraiser took place Sunday, thousands of equipment collected by a JJ Watt Foundation in Pewaukee, Janesville and Madison were unloaded in Houston — 10 semis full! Watt, a DE for a Houston Texans who is also a Pewaukee local and former Wisconsin Badgers star began flitting out a indispensable equipment Sunday, as his online fundraiser reached a sum of some-more than $18 million, only one week after it was launched.
“Tragic times move out a best in communities and people,” Dotson said.
“When things get really, unequivocally tough, a people of America tend to step up,” Tony Goff, musician said.
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