Found December 05, 2012 on
The Last Angry Fan:
Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson is one of the NFL’s preeminent good guys, and he does a lot of fine work through his charity, the Andre Johnson Charitable Foundation. One of the cooler things he does this time of year is his annual Toys “R” Us shopping spree, where he takes a bunch of at-risk kids selected from Houston’s Child Protective Services and lets them run wild for 80 seconds, filling their carts with whatever they can get their hands on. This year Johnson’s foundation hosted a dozen kids for the shopping spree, and when all was said and done, those 12 little gaffers did some serious damage to the tune of $19,521 dollars, all of which was picked up by Johnson and his foundation. As you can see, nearly $20,000 in toys can make for some seriously large receipts. Said Johnson (via the Houston Texans Official Site)… “You hear a minute and twenty seconds and you don’t think that’s a long time, but you’d be surprised by what these kids can put into their buckets,” Johnson s
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Andre Johnson is used to measuring speed in tenths of a second. Tuesday he measured it in dollars and cents.
The Houston Texans wide receiver hosted a holiday shopping spree at a Houston Toys "R" Us Tueseay, allowing 12 children selected by Child Protective Services 80 seconds to stuff as much as they could into a shopping cart.
The damage? A mile-long receipt for 19...
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