Woods' husband, Scott Wood, died reportedly due to combat injuries sustained four weeks ago. Her gift was announced at the Texans game because the Marine was a huge fan of the team. In fact, according to FoxSports Houston, he was actually buried wearing an Andre Johnson jersey underneath his military uniform.
Since Scott's death, Sara and Landon had evidently been facing a grim financial future. According to FoxSports Houston, they were living in the same room and sleeping in the same bed in Sara's parents' house.
While many vets struggle to stay current on their mortgages, news regularly breaks of down-and-out service members or their families who are bailed out by caring communities or nonprofits. On one occasion, an injured war hero avoided losing his home in Costa Mesa, Calif., after he was flooded with donations when his imminent foreclosure was reported on television.