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Spiller’s cleats raise almost 5K for Sandy Hook

Posted by Hannah Buehler on January 10, 2013 – 2:25 pm

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In December when the Sandy Hook tragedy tore apart Newtown, Connecticut, Bills running back C.J. Spiller was among one of the first to step up and help out.

Spiller displayed his condolences and remembrance to those affected by writing “S.H.E.S,” and “Newtown, CT” on his cleats that he wore during the Seattle Seahawks game- a game when C.J. obtained his 1,000 yard rushing mark for the first time in his NFL career.

It was as if that game he was playing for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.

Spiller then signed the cleats and donated them to NFL Action, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the relief efforts in Newtown. The cleats were up on the site for eight days, and had the most bids of any item in the last week.

The bidding started at $100.00, and when finished raised just shy of $5,000 dollars for the Sandy Hook relief efforts.


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