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Paul George Donates $10,000 to Local Child in Need



Pacers forward Paul George is making a big difference in the life of one local fan.

RTV6 recently ran a story about George’s efforts to help fifth-grader Daisy Esterline from Perry Township. Daisy has cerebral palsy, and her family has been trying for over a year to raise enough money to purchase a new wheelchair-accessible van.

George first met Daisy during a visit to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, where he and teammate C.J. Miles posed for a picture with the young fan:


On Sunday morning, Daisy’s father Howard tweeted at George asking for help. That evening, a new donation appeared on the family’s GoFundMe page: $10,000 from George, along with the message “Keep fighting daisy I am with you!”

Daisy’s brother then took to Twitter to thank George for his donation, and the Pacers star responded in kind:


Be sure to watch the full video above to learn more about this heartwarming story. To make a donation to Daisy’s family, visit this page.

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