After a viral video of her being antagonized by a group of middle schoolers sparked an outpouring of support from more than 32,000 online strangers, Karen Klein is using some of the $700,000 in donations to launch an anti-bullying foundation, KSDK reports. She told WROC she plans to put $75,000 toward the Karen Klein Anti-Bullying Foundation
“We’re hoping to get other people to put money in it, and this is going to be for education for people that have been bullied, for people that just — for people that need it for this situation,” she said.
Klein threw out the first pitch Sunday at the “Strike Out Bullying Ball Game” at Frontier Field in her hometown of Rochester, N.Y. She was there on behalf of the minor league Rochester Red Wings, who are partnering with local organizations to teach fans about the dangers of bullying…
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