BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Owner of the Buffalo Bills Ralph Wilson donated big bucks to a cause having nothing to do with football.
"He's always wanted to do more for the caregiver, more for the nurse and we are so excited to be a part of making lives more livable in Buffalo," Wilson's wife Mary said.
Mary Wilson presented one million dollars to DeGraff Adult Day Care in North Tonawanda, making everyone's spirits a little brighter.
Betty Steszewski, 84, has been going to the day care for about four years.
"I couldn't believe it. A million dollars.It's money from heaven, that's what it is money from heaven.They pay for my extra day here and I've been having a ball," Steszewki said.
The money will go toward improving all aspects of the facility.
"We're going to be doing a lot of things. We just got a new refrigerator and freezer, dishwasher, paint jobs, new chairs as you can see we need it. All things having to do with the comfort of our clients here," Center Manager Marlene Marciniak said.
The money will not only go toward supplies and equipment for the center. It will also increase the amount of senior citizens that would benefit from its services.
"It will help people even get into our center because the funding is just not out there," Marciniak said.
Steszewski said the center has helped her physically, mentally and socially. It has also give her family peace of mind.
"My family is happy because they know I'm in a good place and they don't have to worry about me," Steszewski said.
DeGraff is just one of many organizations that Wilson and his wife support.