Switz responded by saying he would donate $40 for every catch and would give all of the money collected to the oncology programs at Children’s.
On Thursday, Switzer donated the money that was raised.
“It’s really wonderful how a simple disagreement, which could have spiraled into Twitter nonsense, ended up being resolved by two level-headed people. And it’s such a bonus so much money was raised. I think it’s a great lesson that, even though social media, people can communicate better and resolve things kindly,” said Dunlap.
Dunlap knows all too well how important the work Children’s does is to the community.
His 7-year-old daughter Darran was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2016 and will complete the long treatment process this spring.