Soccer star makes big donation to Stray Rescue

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A professional soccer player is challenging you to help him raise money for Stray Rescue. Tim Ream and his wife, Kristen, are both St. Louis natives and graduates of Saint Louis University. They have three rescued dogs that live with them in England, where Tim plays professional soccer with the Bolton Wanderers.

The couple is reaching out to help Stray Rescue. The Reams have vowed to match, up to $10,000, donations made to The Stracks Fund, Stray Rescue of St. Louis’ emergency medical program. They are challenging others, including St. Louis pro athletes, to also get involved.

In a release, Ream, said, “The rescue of our first dog, Rosco, really opened our eyes to the world of rescue and how fulfilling it is to change an animal’s life. We like to think that all of our dogs have impacted our lives in such a positive way and led us to want to help more dogs.”

Click here to donate: Ream Matching Gift Challenge

Tim Ream was a soccer standout at SLU and was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) third-team All-American in 2009.

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