Pacers forward Paul George donates $10,000 to help 11-year-old girl afford wheelchair van
About a year and a half after meeting Daisy Esterline in the hospital, Pacers forward Paul George has donated $10,000 to help the 11-year-old's family afford to buy a wheelchair van to help transport her from place to place, according to RTV6 in Indianapolis.
Daisy, who lives with cerebral palsy, has received donations on a GoFundMe page devoted to raising money for a wheelchair van. After George's donation and a $6,000 donation from an anonymous giver, Daisy's mother said she hopes to have the van this week.
The campaign gained George's attention when Daisy's father, Howard, tweeted at the Pacers star last weekend.
Daisy's family was, of course, grateful to George, who acknowledged the donation on his own Twitter feed.
- Alex Putterman