CHICAGO (CBS) — When Cubs reliever Jason Motte lost a loved one to cancer, his life took on new meaning.
“My wife’s grandfather was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer two months before our wedding in 2010,” Motte said. “He passed away December 26, 2011.”READ MORE: Local Businesses Hope For Similar Outcome Of Shoppers For Small Business Saturday
He soon realized he wanted to do more, make a difference.
“The people at West Clinic in Memphis helped us so much, helped her grandfather and we wanted to give back,” Motte said. “They were great people. They helped our family a lot.”