Football fan donates the money he received from beer sign

Carson King gives the money he received during a football game to a children's hospital after jokingly sharing his Venmo account on a beer sign that resulted in thousands in donations.
3:39 | 09/20/19

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Football fan donates the money he received from beer sign
on "Pop news," Lara brought it to us. We've been talking about it all morning long about the college football fan who just wanted some beer money, but he got and is giving so much more. It's amazing. It was a story we did bring you in "Pop." Carson king held up this sign you're gameday" on ESPN. It completely changed his life. He'll join us in a moment but first here's the story. It began as a joke. Viewers spotting Iowa state fan Carson king on Saturday during ESPN's "College gameday" holding up a sign asking for beer money. Along with his actual venmo account. I thought, oh, what would be kind of funny? Maybe someone in the crowd will see it. Reporter: With that the money started pouring, in hundreds then thousands of dollars, way more than Carson needed for that case of beer. So Carson made a pledge tweeting I will be donating all but enough for one case of Busch light to the university of Iowa children's hospital. That tweet catching the attention of venmo and Busch beer. Venmo joining the cause tweeting, we see a lot of great stories, but this is one of our faves. Busch beer adding this is why Carson is king. Both companies pledging to match Carson's donation. And now we are joined by the man himself, Carson king, Carson, welcome to the show. Thank you. Thanks. It's crazy. Okay, being low on beer changed your life and it's going to change the lives of so many kids out there. So what do you think about what has happened? I think it's just amazing. This all started as a joke just something to get, you know, a couple of laughs from people, maybe 20 bucks the max for some Busch lattes and it turned into over $300,000 for the children's hospital. It's just insane. I see you keep looking down. I know our producer said that in the past half hour alone another thousand dollars has been donated as we've been talking about it. What was going through your mind as you kept getting pinged? It's incredible. I just, you know, I'm overwhelmed the amount of support it's getting. So cool we can do something like this for the kid. Speaking of that your donations are going to the university of Iowa steed children's family hospital. They do a fantastic job for people all over the country. I was broken a lot as a kid. I was pretty rough and tumble owe children's hospitals have a soft spot in my heart but stead, they're -- they do such great work, the university of Iowa does the wave since it overlooks the stadium which is incredible and I'm just, you know, I'm just glad I can help out at all. We are too and they're very thankful, in fact, we have a little quick message for you, take a look. All: Thanks, Carson. Oh, man. Thank you, Carson. That's awesome. That's so -- You get a chance to see the faces of kids you're helping. How does that make you feel? Great. I just -- I'm almost at a loss for words. I just -- it's great. I'm so happy I can help. Well, let's find out how much you're helping. You have your phone in your hand, your venmo account is open. Minus the one case of Busch lattes. You currently have how much money. In here and after my employer prairie meadows adds $10,000 to this it's going to be $157,000. $157,000.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"3:39","description":"Carson King gives the money he received during a football game to a children's hospital after jokingly sharing his Venmo account on a beer sign that resulted in thousands in donations.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"65740628","title":"Football fan donates the money he received from beer sign ","url":"/GMA/Living/video/football-fan-donates-money-received-beer-sign-65740628"}