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Joe Paterno's memory boosts donations

Updated: February 17, 2012, 1:00 AM ET
Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received about $80,000 in donations in memory of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

Paterno, who was 85, died last month, less than three months after being diagnosed with lung cancer.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, his family requested that donations be made to Special Olympics or the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, which benefits pediatric cancer research and care. The dance marathon begins Friday.

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