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Author: Michele Danno

Michele Danno

Michele Danno

Michele Danno is a web writer and social media strategist for TEAM NFL. 

Roger Staubach: Many Titles, One Message


Yes, it’s been 34 years since Roger Staubach last touched a football. Yet, four decades later, he continues to touch millions of lives through the United Way partnership.


For Roberto Garza, Living United Starts at Home.


 After running through tackles, plays and covering drills all day with his team, Chicago Bears’ offensive lineman Roberto Garza comes home to practice numbers, shapes and letters with his three-year-old daughter.




During Draft Weekend, NFL teams recruited roughly 200 college students into the big leagues. At the same time, twice as many volunteers were “drafted” by United Way TEAM NFL to become readers, tutors, and mentors for students across America. More

TEAM DAVIN, Not Your Average “Underdog” Tale


This time last year, “TEAM DAVIN” was merely a concept, an idea, a group of strangers who accepted a challenge to help kids stay in school. But one year later, this team of unlikely colleagues — a professional football player, a 20-year-old college student, a foundation exec, a nonprofit marketing manager and an NFL team staffer — developed and executed a vision to “Live United for Education” with United Way and accomplished a feat no other came close to achieving. More