After turning on the national championship game on Monday the 13th I thought bad for The Clemson Tiger. It seems that the University purchased their mascot costume from the clearance rack from TG&Y in 1981. All proceeds will be mailed to the Clemson University Athletic Department at the conclusion of the fundraiser.
GO LSU!!!Here is an update on the campaign. As most of you know by now, this page was created to gain some smiles and create some giggles. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought it would raise any money due to it was created as a joke during the 1st quarter of the National Championship game between Clemson and LSU. To be honest, I thought the post on my Facebook page would be seen by a handful of my friends that happen to be LSU fans. Little did I know that the post would be seen by millions upon millions of people and raise a few thousand dollars. Once I was notified at halftime that my post seemed to be growing I feared that my joke would make many Clemson fans extremely upset. That was my biggest concern as I am a very big Clemson Football fan and highly respect their Football program as well as their players. But being a LSU fan, I was rooting against them for just one night :) The great thing that came out of this is that I quickly learned that Clemson fans have a great sense of humor. Hats off to each of you. Now onto the monies raised. Once I realized that this GoFundMe page would actually bring in some money I quickly tried to reach out to the Clemson Athletic Department to see where the money raised could be used. Bottom line, this money is their money and I wanted to be 100% certain that they made the decision. I am happy to announce that they suggested that the monies be donated to an incredible organization in Tigers United. To learn more about what this organization does please visit TigersUnited.Org. I believe that this is the perfect place for the monies that have been raised and that will be raised to go. LSU, Clemson, and Auburn are all part of this wonderful organization that has little exposure. But I am hoping that my Facebook joke can be used to grow their purpose. What a great cause!!!!! Great job Clemson!Go Tigers!!!!
Click on the link below for more info on TigersUnited.Org