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Michele Danno

By Michele Danno


DRAFTING FOR A CAUSE

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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

04/30/13

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Michele Danno

By Michele Danno


TEAM DAVIN, Not Your Average “Underdog” Tale

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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

04/17/13

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Tracey Holmes

By Tracey Holmes


Highlights From the 2012-13 Football Season

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Throughout the year, football players in partnership with local United Ways from all around the United States have done some amazing things and have lived their mission. That mission is to cut the number of high school dropouts in the United States by 50%. More

02/01/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Team NFL Players Inspire Local Kids

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Team NFL players are serving as role models for kids in their local cities. Recently, George Wilson and Glover Quin appeared at reading events, inspiring students in their area. More

12/12/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


KID ROCK TAKING THE STAGE FOR 2012 NFL & UNITED WAY THANKSGIVING HALFTIME SHOW

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Michigan native singer and songwriter, Kid Rock is teaming up with United Way and the National Football League for the 14th annual NFL & United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during the first game of the NFL’s tripleheader when the Detroit Lions host the Houston Texans on Thursday, November 22 at 12:30 PM ET on CBS. More

11/22/12

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