ARLINGTON — Okay, so we can’t all be professional football players. Well, lucky for football fanatics, there’s fantasy football — an opportunity to draft a gridiron dream team, and really get into the game.
But for one draft party, the stakes are higher than just a score and their game is no fantasy. Welcome to the 21st Annual Fantasy Football Draft Night benefiting The Warren Center. The organization helps special needs children in North Texas.
“She survived a stroke in utero, and so we heard about [The WarrenCenter], they got us in contact right away. We were really quick to get in,” Jennifer Oesch said about her experience with the center.
“We work with three different therapists and they come out weekly,” Oesch explained. “There are things she would not be able to do right now if it wasn’t for The Warren Center. They’ve been working with her since she was six weeks old.”
Thursday’s fantasy draft night was pretty fancy. It was held at AT&T Stadium and was hosted by former Dallas Cowboys great, Randy White.
For families like the Oesch’s, the event drafts more than just players, it drafts hope and much needed help.
“The fact that they’re here to help us for free is amazing.”