Je’Rod Cherry, who played four seasons at safety for the New England Patriots, is raffling off his ring from Super Bowl XXXVI. Why? Cleveland Plain Dealer writer Tony Grossi reports that Cherry wants to raise awareness for Asia’s Hope, which builds orphanages for kids rescued from slave trafficking in Asia and Africa.
“Cherry dedicated to the cause after attending a church conference in Dayton in August,” Grossi writes. “At the conference, he was moved by a photograph of a child literally dying in a street as a vulture watched in the background.” Full story