|NFL Announces Legends Impact Grant Recipients|
Three players awarded additional funding for their non-profit foundations
The NFL today announced the 2021 Legends Impact Grant recipients, which recognize the outstanding and ongoing philanthropic efforts of NFL Legends. Created in 2018, the award is a component of the NFL Foundation’s Player Foundation Grant initiative and supports NFL Legends’ commitment to making their communities healthy, happy and safe.
NFL Legends TWAN RUSSELL, HARRY SYDNEY and CHRIS LONG were selected as the 2021 winners, and were awarded $50,000, $40,000, and $30,000, respectively for their foundations.
“NFL Legends continue to positively impact their communities each and every day,” said NFL Vice President of Philanthropy and Executive Director of the NFL Foundation, ALEXIA GALLAGHER. “We are proud of their philanthropic endeavors and on-going efforts to create meaningful change.”
The Legend Impact Award winners were selected by a panel of distinguished individuals of the NFL Legends Community:
ABOUT THE NFL FOUNDATION
The National Football League Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those touched by the game of football – from players at all levels to communities across the country. The NFL Foundation represents the 32 NFL clubs and supports the health, safety and wellness of athletes, youth football, and the communities that support our game. For more information on the NFL Foundation, visit nflfoundation.org or follow @NFLFoundation on Twitter.
ABOUT THE NFL LEGENDS COMMUNITY
The NFL Legends Community, launched in 2013, provides unique opportunities and resources for Legends to engage year-round with the league, clubs and their teammates. Serving as a central resource for players to learn about programs and benefits available to them, the Legends Community uses a peer-to-peer model to foster one of the strongest brotherhoods in professional sports. Legends Community Directors and Coordinators lead the efforts across the country. To date, nearly 13,000 Legends have registered for the Legends Community.
February 24, 2021 - 12:26 PMGreat to see Warrick Dunn still involved
February 24, 2021 - 12:27 PMGreat to see Warrick Dunn still involved
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