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Redskins Players Share Coats, Memories

Posted by Brian Tinsman on December 6, 2011 – 3:28 pm

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The Redskins Charitable Foundation and Redskins players Oshiomogho Atogwe, David Anderson, Terrence Austin, Brandon Banks, DeJon Gomes, Sean Locklear, Darrion Scott, Donte’ Stallworth, Josh Wilson, Dough Worthington, Logan Paulsen and Travon Bellamy went to the Macy’s in downtown D.C. to hand out winter clothes to 300 underserved children from the greater metro area.

This is a big event for the Redskins and Macy’s, but it’s also a hit with the players.  This is a rare opportunity for them to interact with their youngest fans, and provide them with something that they really need:

Upon arrival, the players mingled with the kids, and took a liking to the kids’ balloons.  They instantly gravitated to the balloon booth and got arrows, swords and all manner of Christmas critters:

And then there was Redskins returner Brandon Banks, who got a reindeer balloon hat before helping kids get a Redskins cap and gloves:

Redskins safety Oshiomogho Atogwe showed off his fashionista chic style, by helping find coats for some of the little girls.  If patrolling center field doesn’t work for O.J., I think he has a natural gift for retail:

After a few girls had gotten the Atogwe shopping experience, he spoke with the fine folks at ABC-7 about his gift for stylin’. He had a little help from a satisfied customer:

Having seen Atogwe in action in the community, he’ll be the coolest Dad ever, when that time comes.

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2 Responses to “Redskins Players Share Coats, Memories”

  1. By Lisa Finklea on Dec 7, 2011 | Reply

    What a blessing all of you are. It’s a shame that these stories aren’t given better media coverage. Thank you for caring and for providing for these children. You are amazing. God bless and Merry Christmas.

  2. By mELISSA Hall on Dec 6, 2012 | Reply

    Please help my daughter and I RECEIVE A WARM Coat.We lost our home and all of our belongings. We are looking for a place to live in Featerville,PA.sHE WAS Sexually assaulted and I am ipermanently disabled.WE HAVE not been approved for food stamps and I do not know how to get out of this mess.I am a college grad but my disability does not allow me to drive or sit stand very long. How do I go about getting some help.Red Cross and Salvation Army are to busy helping SANDY VIictims.Please help us/ We do not know wher we will live as of January2013.Any help would be appreciated.

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