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Ryan Howard’s Foundation Gives Impressive 1.2m to Philly Schools

Dec 1, 2011, 12:08 PM EDT

Ryan Howard was in Mayor Nutter's office this morning as his foundation, the Ryan Howard Family Foundation, donated an astounding $1.2 million to help put athletic uniforms and footwear on Philly school students. The Big Piece also commented on the injury he sustained in the final play of the 2011 season.

Ryan Howard was in Mayor Nutter’s office this morning as his foundation, the Ryan Howard Family Foundation, donated an astounding $1.2 million to help put athletic uniforms and footwear on Philly school students. The Big Piece also commented on the injury he sustained in the final play of the 2011 season.

“The (achilles) is doing fine…I’m off crutches. But today is about the kids of the city. We’ll talk baseball when it’s that time,” Howard told Eliot Shorr-Parks.

It’s good to hear that Howard is progressing well in his recovery, in good spirits, and doing a tremendous job giving back to the city of Philadelphia.

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Ryan Howard Family Foundation just donated $1.2m to Philly Schools for sports uniforms and footwear. Incredibly generous. Thanks Ryan!
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This is awesome: