We are all familiar with the traditional sports stadium “wave” – but this Iowa team is putting a new spin on it.

During the Iowa Hawkeyes football game against the Wyoming Cowboys last weekend, the sold-out Kinnick Stadium was asked to turn towards the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital across the street and wave to the sick kids on the top floors.

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The heartwarming gesture is just one of many initiatives that the sports team has taken to assist the children’s hospital – the team’s “Touchdowns For Kids” campaign has asked Hawkeyes fans to pledge $1 to the hospital for every touchdown that the team scores.

Last year alone, the team raised over $40,000 for the children’s hospital, adding to their whopping total of $400,000.

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