Originally Posted by tennischick
no-one calls him either saintly or his worship. it's nice to see a tennis player giving of his own money for a worthy cause. if other players did as much for their communities they woud get mentioned as often.
on this note, congrats to Chanda for being a genuine giver to her community as well. that too gets mentioned quite often -- as it shoud be.
May be other players do a lot for their communities, but may be chose not to trumpet it for all to hear?
Originally Posted by name_change
....nothing except his horrendous wife!
I am actually both a fan of both Andre and his wife.
Originally Posted by Trineosereno
Nope, why would one get tired of hearing about the good works of a philanthropist? You sickie!
May be it's because I grew up with this teaching: "what your right hand gives, don't let your left hand know about it". Or something like that. I feel very uncomfortable when people advertise how much good they have done for the world.
Originally Posted by kiwifan
I just wish I was sick of hearing about 50-100 more charter school foundations just like his.
I've never been a fan of the player but I respect the man.
As I said I appreciate what he really done for the children here, and respect him as a player and a man. I just thought he turned his charity into some kind of PR
move. But, that's the cynical in me speaking.