Bears player Khalil Herbert and Harriet Gifford Elementary teacher Rosie Torres
Bears player Khalil Herbert and Harriet Gifford Elementary teacher Rosie Torres

Bears Player Surprises Teacher Battling Cancer

Kane County Connects Staff 10/7/2022 9:00AM


Recently, Chicago Bears player Khalil Herbert and Staley Da Bear gave Harriet Gifford Elementary teacher Rosie Torres a surprise visit! Rosie has been diagnosed and has started treatment for a rare form of ovarian cancer. BEARS TEACHER.jpg

As part of the NFL’s Crucial Catch mission to intercept cancer and celebrate its survivors, Rosie was gifted a custom jersey, football, helmet and a $1,000 grant for her classroom.   


She also received two tickets to the Oct. 13 game, where she will be honored as part of the Crucial Catch Campaign.

Source: School District U-46 Facebook Page

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