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Patty Mills announces how much was raised in Mother's Day initiative for local shelter: $103,965

The charitable act involved the efforts of several local coffee shops, benefiting both businesses and vulnerable San Antonians.
Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski
Nov 23, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) celebrates after a basket in the first half against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

SAN ANTONIO — A few days after his Mother's Day initiative to raise money for a San Antonio women and childrens' shelter, Spurs guard Patty Mills revealed how much was raised: Nearly $104,000. 

The effort involved several local coffee shops and their patrons' support, with Mills doubling the revenue that they made over the course of seven hours on Sunday. The beneficiary of Mills's charitable endeavor is the Battered Women and Childrens' Shelter, which is continuing to operate at a time when officials have said domestic violence reports are on the rise. 

Mills took to Twitter to share the news of the initiative's success, writing, "Thank you to everyone who gave $10, $100 or even $1 to our local businesses - and ultimately, FVPS - Battered Women and Childrens' Shelter."

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