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JJ WATT’S BRINGS IN ALMOST $2 MILLION FOR JJ WATT’S CHARITY CLASSIC

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While softball may not be the sport you’d think would draw crowds, J.J. Watt’s charity softball game drew more than 30,000 fan, which is more than 13 Houston Astros home games combined.

Houston Texans JJ Watts began his charity began as a way of helping middle-school aged kids get the same opportunities as he did. His foundation helps fund after school athletic programs for schools with insufficient funding. They have donated up to $2,000,000 so far in their efforts.

The latest charity softball game raised over 1.6 million dollars-

The charity game had the Houston Texans offensive team face their defensive in a game that contained neon soft balls, water guns, and Texans’ Defensive Tackle Vince Wilfork bustin’ out his moves in his famous overalls. Check it out!

Watt’s said the foundation started during his junior year in high school when his initial goal for the foundation was to raise 100 grand in the first three years. “Nearly five years into it, we’re going to go well over $3 million…We’ve donated so much of it back, and it’s hard to fathom the support we’ve gotten from Houston, from America, from everyone,” Watt said.

Source: Celebrities Do Good

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