Updated: November 21, 2020 04:04 PM
Created: November 21, 2020 04:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WHEC)— The memory of Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen's grandmother will now forever be attached to an area children's hospital.
In a release Saturday, the Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo announced it would be naming the west wing of its 10th floor "The Patricia Allen Pediatric Recovery Wing." In a dueling move, the hospital also established the "Patricia Allen Fund" which it says will provide ongoing support for hospital patients.
The announcement comes on the heels of a major donation drive spurred by Bills fans after it was revealed Allen's grandmother had died just prior to Buffalo's game against the Seattle Seahawks on Nov. 8.
#Billsmafia With @JoshAllenQB input, we're naming a wing on our sports themed floor, a playroom to recognize you & creating the 'Patricia Allen Fund' to proving ongoing support to our pediatric critical care team, who is the only team of its kind in the region. pic.twitter.com/As6RNc16dQ— Oishei Children's Hospital (@OCHBuffalo) November 21, 2020
Allen powered the Bills to a major victory in that game, but the real win came in the following weeks when fans began donating to the hospital, of which the team has a partnership with.
If you would like to make a donation, yourself, you can visit the hospital's page.
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