Bills announce formalization of Demar Hamlin charity, increase donations to more than $8.6 million

the Buffalo bills Sunday announced the official founding of The Chasing M Foundation’s charitable fund as safety Damar Hamlin continues to make progress in his recovery from cardiac arrest on the field during a game on Jan. 2.

Hamlin started The Chasing M’s Foundation while he was in college at the University of Pittsburgh. It was the first order of business launch game engine in 2020 for his community. In the aftermath of his medical emergency, many people contributed to the fund and raised more than $8.6 million in about a week.

Click here for more sports coverage on FOXBUSINESS.COM

Demar Hamlin watches Bills play from his hospital bed. (HamlinIsland/SPORTS REPORT+/TMX)

The Hamlin family has announced the creation of the Official Charity Fund in partnership with The Giving Back Fund to facilitate all that has gone into the player’s charitable efforts as a verified 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

“Every day, Damar shows renewed strength and our family is incredibly grateful for the outpouring of global attention that has been given to us,” Damar’s father, Mario Hamelin, said via the team website. “We continue to be humbled by the prayers and well wishes of the many, which have helped keep us going in recovery.”

Honoring Hamelin's destruction at Lambeau Field

A video board message honors Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills prior to the game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images/Getty Images)


See also  Elite Eight live updates: UConn beats NC State at Final Four

On Monday, doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center revealed that Hamlin They were discharged from the facility and taken to Buffalo Hospital.

Hamlin thanked the doctors for the care he received.

Hamelin's devastation is heating up

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin warms up before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on January 2, 2023, at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati. (Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Get FOX action on the go by clicking here

“Grateful for the amazing care I received at UCMC. Happy to be back in Buffalo. The doctors and nurses at Buffalo General really made me feel at home!” he tweeted.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *