Liberian International Footballer Sam Johnson seems to be venturing into philanthropist works as the former County Meet Star took parts of Monrovia by stormed Tuesday distributing several gift items to hundreds of disables and venerable persons.
Sam Johnson spent the entire Tuesday traveling across the streets of Monrovia and disable centers giving rice, cash and clothes to disable people and venerable persons.
Alone with The player and known as a woman of God was his mother who always told him it is better to give than to receive.
The Liberian International Footballer flanked by players of his Academy, some family members and well-wishers, made first stop at the headquarters of the Group of 77 where he donated several begs of rice, clothes and cash to members at the center.
Sam told the receivers,
“I’m here on holidays and I feel there is no better way to identify with you rather than this. “If I eat during this holiday, I need to give to the needy.”
Receiving the items, the Group of 77 Executive Director, Madam Florence Wayfa-Siafa thanked the player and wished him well in his professional footballing career. Madam Siaffa said she will convey the gesture of player Johnson to Liberia’s Vice President, Jewel-Howard Taylor, who has oversight responsibility for the Group of 77.
Besides the Group of 77, the player and his delegation made several other stops, including the Benson Street Mosque, parts of Central Monrovia and made the final stop at Via Town where he made similar donations.
He will continue his compassionate adventure 0n Wednesday where he is expected to visit School of the Blind in Brewerville, District #17 and other parts.
According to the Liberian Footballer, the gesture was his way of identifying with needed people especially when Liberia is observing its 171st Independence Day.
Sam told reporters he was moved to give to the various beneficiaries after been torched and seeing their conditions whenever he drives around the city.
He said his donation has no boundaries as he wants to see Liberians happy at all times.
The Liberian International is the first and only overseas player to do this since some members of the famous “George Weah Eleven” did so during their own playing times.
It’s the third time or year the Liberian footballer is doing this.
Besides giving donations on the eves of big days, Sam Johnson also runs a mini football academy for kids. The kids on his academy are been supported at some level by the Player.
Sam announced that he will do more donations when he returns to the country in December, but this time, he will take the gesture in Margibi County.
Meanwhile, several Liberians who witnessed the distributions have praised the former Nimba FC Striker for his gifts.