Former NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gifts Furnished Home To Single Mum, She Speaks: “I Can Be At Peace”

Former NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gifts Furnished Home To Single Mum, She Speaks: “I Can Be At Peace”

  • Warrick Dunn, a former National Football League (NFL) player, has given a new house to a single mother and her 18-year-old son
  • Before acquiring the keys to her new home, LaToya Reedy battled to make ends meet as a nursing assistant
  • The 39-year-old mother expressed her appreciation for the gift, saying she would now bring beautiful memories to her home

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Warrick Dunn has gifted a single mum and her 18-year-old son a new home to ease their struggles.

Dunn has long since retired from professional football but has found a way to bring smiles to families in Florida through his nonprofit, Warrick Dunn Charities, and a partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

Photos of Warrick Dunn (L) and LaToya Reedy and her son (M)
Former NFL player Warrick Dunn gifts fully furnished home to single mum. Photo credit: warrickdunn.
Source: Instagram

According to the Tampa Bay Times, he recently gifted LaToya Reedy and her teenage son a fully furnished two-bedroom home in St. Petersburg.

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"Being a homeowner now, I can be at home," Reedy, 39, told the newspaper after walking into the home for the first time.

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Struggles of mum-son duo

Reedy struggled to make ends meet as a nursing assistant before receiving the keys to her new home. She and her kid, AnTrez Reedy, alternated sleeping on the bed in the bedroom they shared at her mother's house for two years.

"I can be at peace, bring lovely memories to my home, and entertain family and friends. I now have a home for my son and myself, which I had always desired," she told the Times of the special moment, according to People.

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But Dunn, 44, isn't the only person to help a single mother buy her first home. Reedy is the 173rd recipient of a Dunn's Foundation house.

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Dunn was motivated to help other single mothers when his mother, Betty Smothers, was killed in a robbery at the age of 36, just days before he turned 18.

Disabled woman gets new house

Separately, reported that a physically challenged Ghanaian widow, identified only as Beatrice, has received keys to her own house thanks to the philanthropist Etwereso Mabaawa Hemaa.

The 38-year-old widow, who recently lost his son, garnered attention after the philanthropist posted about her plight on social media.

In an interview with, Etwereso Mabaawa Hemaa detailed the heart-wrenching situation of the physically challenged woman.

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