The Patricia Allen Fund at John R Oishei Children’s Hospital hit $ 1 million Monday after the Bills fan and Buffalo-born Sue McCollum 217Had contributed $ 000

“I am grateful to be able to make this gift in honor of my late parents, Frederick D, and Joan R. McCollum, “Sue McCollum said in a statement,” My parents loved their family, their hometown, and we grew up knowing that Sundays were made for Buffalo Bills football! They would be proud to know that they are joining the Bill’s Mafia to honor Josh Allen’s own grandmother and do great things for the kids Buffalo “

The fund began with a grassroots campaign by Bills fans, who donated in increments of $ 17 after it was revealed that Patricia Allen – grandmother of quarterback Josh Allen – was in the days leading up to Josh’s 415-yard performance against Seattle Seahawks died unexpectedly on Nov. 8

Breaking News #BillsMafia – Lifelong Bills fan and Buffalo Native Sue McCollum just donated 217 to the Patricia Allen Fund$ 000 in memory of her late parents, Frederick D and Joan R McCollum This will raise the fund over $ 1 million !! @JoshAllenQB @BuffaloBills

Posts totaled more than 300 the following Wednesday000 USD and was down to 483$ 000 up when the quarterback made his own donation of Jan.$ 000 announced 13 Labatt USA donated 17$ 000 to bring the total to 776 on Sunday$ 000 increase

“I know that my family is forever rooted here, including me”, replied Allen to the support. “Of course I never want to leave. I want to play here as long as possible and give something back to the community and something to the Bill’s Mafia here return “

Oishei announced the ongoing “Patricia Allen Fund” on November 21 to support the hospital’s patients and named the west wing of the 10th Stocks around at Patricia Allen Pediatric Recovery Wing, with models including a photo of Josh Allen pointing to the sky during his performance against Seattle

The Patricia Allen Fund will directly support the hospital’s pediatric intensive care team, which provides life-saving care to pediatric patients. Within this team, the pediatric transport team transfers over 800 patients annually from all eight counties in western New York and northern Pennsylvania to Oishei

“I’ve always chosen the underdog, those who are struggling to overcome the odds, and so many kids at Oishei Children’s Hospital are doing just that,” McCollum said. “I hope this fund keeps growing I could mine.” Can’t think of a better way to pass the holidays and know that I can help these kids while honoring my parents, Colleen’s grandparents, and my great-nephew’s great-grandparents.It was also great to see the Bills win the AFC East title I have no doubt my parents heard the cheers “

The Defensive Tackle’s contributions include donating meals to health care workers and providing internet access for BPS students

Allen was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the San Francisco 49ers

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