Matthew Stafford, wife Kelly leave $1M parting gift to Detroit

Matthew Stafford’s legacy will continue in Detroit long after he leaves for the West Coast.

On Thursday, Stafford’s wife Kelly revealed the couple has teamed with journalist Mitch Albom and has pledged $1 million towards the development of an education center, set to be attached to Detroit’s SAY PLAY Center that already houses Stafford Field.

“It has been our goal to always give back to the city. Detroit and its people have blessed us in so many ways, we only hope you have felt our gratitude through our joy of giving back to the city,” Kelly began on Instagram.

“The new building will enable the Center to increase its student population who benefit from the center’s academic, athletic and arts programs, and service adults with job training programs, GED classes, and community events. This is the legacy we want to leave behind,” she added. “We would love for you to be a part of it with be a part of this legacy of making a positive impact in so many Detroiters’ lives.”

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