BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Seven year old Milo Wille was literally born into Bills Mafia. His mom Leslie Wille is one of the original co-founders with Del Reid.
Reid also co-founded 26 Shirts. The proceeds from each shirt benefits a non-profit or family in need. The proceeds from the current shirt are going to Milo.
Milo was diagnosed with a rare benign, but inoperable, brain tumor in October, just days before his 7th birthday. The co-foudner of Bills Mafia has watched the community rally behind her son, and turn into Milo's Mafia. Even Bills long snapper Reid Ferguson is helping spread the word.
"We've found ourselves recently in a position where we've become beneficiaries of that and it's something I can honestly say we never, ever, ever in a million years thought we'd be on that side of it," Wille said.
When Milo's family was looking for tickets to take him to a Bills game for his birthday, Kim Pegula offered up her box seats. Milo was released from the hospital one day before the game. It was perfect timing, just like the release of this shirt.
"This was a design that we had a couple years ago when the Bills first made the playoffs," Reid said. "But we were going to release it if they won against Jacksonville, but we knew that they'd be back eventually and so we'd been sitting on this one ready to release it."
This is the link to donate to the Wille's.