Chiefs fans not only have big voices, but they also have big hearts.
Taking a page out of Bills Mafia’s playbook, Chiefs Kingdom donates money to Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo as a show of respect to Josh Allen and Bills. As of Wednesday night, fans have contributed over 255,000 dollars.
Donations began arriving at the hospital on Tuesday in $13 increments, via Alaina Getzenberg of ESPN. It only took 13 seconds to drive for 44 yards for a game-related field goal in the organization’s final game of the divisional tour. The Chiefs won 42-36 in the first round of overtime.
The idea was brought up by the Chiefs Kingdom’s Facebook group, which originally suggested $13 increments Patrick Mahomes‘Charity, 15′ The Mahomeis Foundation. But one mentioned the Bills fans’ tradition of giving back not only to the charities of the players’ choice but to the charities of rival players.
Last year, Bills fans donated $1.1 million, an increase of $17, to O’Shea Children’s Hospital in memory of Allen’s grandmother. The funds were sufficient to fund the Patricia Allen Pediatric Recovery Wing and the Patricia Allen Fund to benefit the critical care team and provide support for equipment, training, education, and programs.