Tuesday February 17th, 2015

Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton offered a challenge on Twitter on Monday night: For every new follower he gained until midnight, he would donate $1 to the Ball State Dance Marathon benefiting Riley Children's Hospital.

Overton has been a "tireless supporter" of Riley since coming to the Colts, according to the Indianapolis Star, often donating his time and money to the hospital and to Riley Children's Foundation.

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On Tuesday morning, Overton shared the results of his challenge:

Overton had received 3,886 new followers, so he rounded it up and made a $4,000 donation. 

A terrific gesture from the long snapper. 

- Molly Geary

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