Updated: Monday, 28 Dec 2009, 10:45 AM EST
Published : Monday, 28 Dec 2009, 10:45 AM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The Colts and WISH TV honored several Indiana residents who have given their time and resources to help others during halftime at Sunday's Colts game. We have told you some of their stories in the past several months as part of our Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers initiative.
While thousands of Colts fans watched a video on the giant
scoreboards at halftime.
The Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers honorees waited on the sidelines trying to take in this moment.
Ashley Alvarado even tried to capture the moment on her iPhone.
Ashley is being honored for her work with the People's Burn Foundation. A burn victim herself who also lost her mother in the fire that scarred her she now volunteers as a camp counselor at the burn camp that once gave her the confidence to not hide her scars.
Jason Blythe enjoyed a moment before he steppend onto the field
of Lucas Oil Stadium to share a bit of his story with WISH TV
General Manager Jeff White.
Jason was honored today for his work with Special Olympics...A special Olympics athlete is paired with a partner without disabilities...Jason is one of those partners. And throwing a football around is more than just a past-time...it's his dedication.
Finally out on the field WISH TV Anchors Eric Halvorson, Debby
Knox and Deanna Dewberry joined the Colts Jim irsay and Tom
Zupancic in honoring Ashley, Jason and many others.
Pete Mohr volunteers with Habitat for Humanity's Tiger Team
the group of about 30 retirees helps build homes alongside Habitat homeowners.
He has helped make the american dream of homeownership possible for dozens of central indiana residents.
WISH TV and The Colts kicked off the Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers
campaign in April of this year...and if you would like to take
part, read these incredible stories or simply learn more about how
you can help, you can log onto
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