This NFL Star Spent An Incredible Amount Of Money Buying Christmas Gifts For Needy Children

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Andre Johnson dropped $18,030.25 buying Christmas gifts for needy children on Tuesday.

Johnson gave 12 children from the Harris County’s Child Protective Services, which serves the Houston, Texas area, a total of 81 seconds to grab as many gifts as they could, and at the end Johnson paid the massive bill.

This is not a new tradition for Johnson, who is truly one of the good guys in the NFL. When Johnson played for the Houston Texans he wore the number 80, and gave the children a total of 80 seconds. With the Colts he wears number 81, which accounts for the extra second this year.

Johnson remained humble when he explained why he donated the gifts.

“I am just blessed to be in the position to be able to make a difference in the lives of these kids during the holidays. I always look forward to this event each year because I am able to show my appreciation to my community and give back,” Johnson said, according to the Chronicle.

Thank you to everyone who helped from the HPD and the kids that participated .

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He has done this shopping trip for children in the Houston area since 2007. Last year Johnson spent $16,266.26 on eleven children doing their Christmas shopping. (RELATED: Andre Johnson Plays Santa For Eleven Deserving Children)

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