Charity & Sports
The Boston Globe
Doug Flutie started his charity with half of his 1998 signing bonus from the Buffalo Bills, a mere $12,500. Leaning and Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research Services (LADDERS) has raised nearly $7.5 million since, including more than $300,000 from the Flutie Foundation. The Fluties concentrate on grassroots campaigns, like a $50,000 grants for teaching sports to autistic children in Marlborough public schools.
Doug Flutie
Doug Flutie started his charity with half of his 1998 signing bonus from the Buffalo Bills, a mere $12,500. Leaning and Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research Services (LADDERS) has raised nearly $7.5 million since, including more than $300,000 from the Flutie Foundation. The Fluties concentrate on grassroots campaigns, like a $50,000 grants for teaching sports to autistic children in Marlborough public schools.
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