How sweet is that?
Sports Illustrated's Rick Reilly thanks readers for raising over $1.2 million to combat malaria
Washington, DC — August 21, 2006
In a podcast featured exclusively on the Nothing But Nets campaign website (www.nothingbutnets.net), Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly thanks the more than 17,000 individuals who responded to his May 5th column about malaria prevention with over $1.2 million in donations. In a just a few months, the UN Foundation and Rick Reilly together raised enough money to buy more than 100,000 insecticide treated nets to prevent malaria. The nets purchased will be distributed in Nigeria this fall. As Rick Reilly said in his podcast, “How sweet is that?”