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David Nelson orphanage fundraiser

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - NY Jets wide receiver David Nelson and his brothers are raising money to build an orphanage in Haiti.

David, Daniel, and Patrick Nelson, founded the i'mME non-profit foundation after the brothers visited Haiti in July 2012.

"I went on a mission trip and met these kids whose both mother and father had passed away. To meet these kids who don’t have anything… these kids all they wanted was attention and love and to play soccer with them for a few hours," said Nelson.

The orphanage will resemble a development with several houses.

"We want to make it a family atmosphere. We want to build a family village. Build eight to nine cottages and each house will have a house mom and each kid will eat dinner in their house. They’ll know that they’re specifically cared for,” said Wilson.

To help in the campaign, visit Indiegogo.com
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