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A-Dub does charity, autographs

Posted by Darren Urban on January 12, 2012 – 9:52 am

A week from tomorrow — January 20 — Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson will use his High Point Shoes store (and himself) to help raise money for medical care, supplies and a medical clinic for needy children in Haiti.

From 4 to 7 p.m. on that Friday, Wilson will autograph every pair of shoes purchased and autograph other items for a $20 donation (there will also be signed photos available for $10), with all the money benefiting Global Family Philanthropy and Youth Against Poverty with help from The Adrian Wilson Foundation. (Wilson also donated $70,000 worth of shoes to the cause). It is all tax deductible. Many shoes available will also be heavily discounted.

This will all take place at the Scottsdale Waterfront, 7135 E Camelback Rd., between Wilson’s High Point store and Sauce restaurant. The fund-raising will go on both this weekend and next in the same place to raise money. For more info, click here. Wilson’s website is right here.


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22 Responses to “A-Dub does charity, autographs”

  1. By beardinals on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Love it!!!!!

  2. By beardinals on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    The links are broken

  3. By Darren Urban on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    beardinals —

    RE: Broken links

    Fixed. Sorry about that.

  4. By Austen Mathews on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Darren,

    Check out the video I edited. Already looking forward to next season!!

  5. By Javier Montoya on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    A-Dub best go grab Tod Haley’s throat and tell him forget about the Jets.. We Need Tod!!

  6. By D on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    16 days until Senior Bowl, these coaching/front office questions could go on for some more days…

  7. By Paul H on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Austen, pretty cool. Thanks for your effort.

  8. By Dylan on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Darren- question is not related to this article but, do you think the cardinals would take RG3 if he was available at the 14 stop?

  9. By Dylan on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Austen- nice vid

  10. By Darren Urban on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Dylan —

    RE: RGIII

    I don’t think there is any way he is there at 13. I guess you’d have to think about it, but no, I don’t. More likely look to trade the pick to someone who covets him.

  11. By PACardsfan on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Man, I wish I were in AZ. then! Love to meet A-DUb. He by far is one of my fav. players

  12. By Ricky on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    will he be able to sign a jersey ?

  13. By Darren Urban on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Ricky —

    RE: Jersey signing

    As far as I can tell, yes.

  14. By Eric on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    @ Austen

    AWESOME VIDEO. If you made that, great job!

  15. By Eric on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Sorry to be a bummer, but Coach Staley was a true football man. My dad went to OU, so as a kid, I remember seeing him at Bedlam. I also think his best pro years were in Houston, but I would like to think he was here for our turn around. RIP Coach.

  16. By Scott H on Jan 12, 2012 | Reply

    Man…I hear people say it all the time and I’m right there with them – I wish I lived in the area where these great Cardinal players make appearances, do meet and greets, and sign stuff. Must be nice…I would LOVE that.

  17. By Peter in Canada on Jan 13, 2012 | Reply

    That was an excellent, heartwarming piece on Rex Hadnot. He has turned his own personal tragedy into attempts to bring comfort to those enduring similar experiences. A great human being.

  18. By Sarah on Jan 13, 2012 | Reply

    Darren,

    That ”For Starters An Improved Offense ” was your best written piece by far, tight and journalistic in quality with great prose , a great read !

  19. By William Barry on Jan 17, 2012 | Reply

    In regard to Scott H’s comment, I also would love to be in AZ and get to meet players and do meet and greets….but at least I have 34 years!!!! yes years of media guides, and 3 full photo albums, of letters, some signings of great players of the past (Jim Hart autograph), and others, so I cant complain…However I do feel Jim Stanley was a great coach….and good in the front office too!!!! RIP….

    I cant stand the Niners, as one previous commenter also indicated…they are overrated. I also think we could use another wide receiver, to take the pressure off of Larry F.

    P.S. I found a great photo of Larry wilson, Jim Hart, Charley Johnson on a Missouri website, and would love for it to be put in the 2012 Media Guide…Darren can I send it to you. William.

  20. By cdubbbbb on Jan 22, 2012 | Reply

    Hey Darren,

    Just curious, how did this fundraiser turn out?

  21. By Darren Urban on Jan 23, 2012 | Reply

    cdubb —

    RE: Wilson fundraiser

    You’d have to ask Adrian or the organizers. Since it wasn’t through the Cards, I’m not sure.

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