Texans Player Donates First Game Check To Workers Devastated By Harvey

Houston Texans rookie donated his first NFL game check, worth $27,000, to help three workers at the stadium cafeteria.



Meet Deshaun Watson, the hero who the world knows because of NFL, but we have to commend him for something else — something that has touched the heartstrings of many.

Unlike other players, who would definitely want to party or buy a luxurious car from their first pay check, the 22-year-old decided to donate his very first game check.

The Houston Texan’s’ rookie donated $27,353 check to three women who work at the NRG stadium cafeteria. Two of them had lost almost everything after Hurricane Harvey wreaked devastation in the area.

The ladies, who serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to the Texans, had no idea about Watson’s plan.

In an emotional video, shared by Houston Texans, Watson can be seen going toward the cafeteria with three envelopes in his hand. “I’m excited to do a surprise for the cafeteria ladies. They’ve been helpful for all of us,” he said in the video. “It’s going to be cool.”

After entering the cafeteria, he talks to the unnamed women, and gives them the envelopes. Naturally, they were moved.

One of them couldn’t hold back her tears, and asked the rookie if she could get a hug.

She was lucky!

“For what y’all do for us every day, and never complain, I really appreciate y’all,” said Watson. “I wanted to give my first game check to y’all to help y’all out in some type of way.” 

Many have commended the star for this wonderful effort.







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