DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Southern Methodist University starting quarterback Shane Buechele is extremely proud of his Dallas/Fort Worth roots.
He decided to work with his girlfriend, Paige Vasquez, in starting a GoFundMe page dedicated to raising money for Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s disaster relief fund.READ MORE: Stolen Vehicle With Golden Retriever Recovered, Returned To Happy Owner In Grand Prairie
The goal was $50,000, and they hit that mark and then some.READ MORE: Texas 15-Year-Old Kills 3 Family Members, Shares On Social Media, Then Kills Himself
The couple presented the donation to Mayor Johnson, who said it shows leadership and that future generations are ready to step up.MORE NEWS: North Texas Wedding Planner Sentenced To 31 Months In Prison For $3.3M COVID-19 Relief Scheme
Buechele said he realizes younger people, at times, haven’t taken the COVID-19 outbreak seriously. So, he’s out to set a powerful example for others to follow.