Football star Kyle Eckel helps with fundraiser for local child with rare illness
(1888PressRelease) Kyle Eckel has played for the New England Patriots, the Philadelphia Eagles, and most recently, the Super Bowl winning team, the New Orleans Saints. Philadelphia, PA-NJ - New Orleans Saints Fullback, Kyle Eckel volunteered to help raise money for a Pennsylvania girl with a rare genetic disorder. Kyle attended the event which was held at Guppy's in Conshohocken, PA on April 29, 2010. Janie is a five-year-old, adorable little energetic girl who was born August 20th, 2004 with a rare genetic disorder called MIDAS syndrome (Microphthalmia, Dermal Apalsia, Sclerocornea) which only affects females. MIDAS left Janie blind at birth. Her left eye is under developed which requires her to wear a glass eye. This disorder is so rare Janie was the first case at the children's hospital of Philadelphia. Although the doctors told this precious little girl's parents she would only have 10 months to live, today she is a very loving five-year-old little girl. The Carbos and all of their family and friends are "Dreaming Big" for a happy and healthy future for Janie. In order to help raise money for Janie, Kyle Eckel bartended the event and had the opportunity to meet fellow supporters of Janie. Kyle took photographs with fans and signed numerous autographs with all proceeds going to Janie and her family.
About Kyle Eckel Kyle Eckel is fullback for the New Orleans Saints. Kyle was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended the Naval Academy where he majored in Economics. Kyle Eckel has played for the New England Patriots, the Philadelphia Eagles, and most recently, the Super Bowl winning team, the New Orleans Saints. For Further Information, Contact: Kyle Eckel 1 Main Street Philadelphia, PA 19019 kyle.eckel ( @ ) mail dot com http://kyleeckel.com Source: http://www.1888pressrelease.com/kyle-eckel/kyle-eckel-football/football-star-kyle-eckel-helps-with-fundraiser-for-local-chi-pr-217788.html