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Browns Community Highlights - December 29

Posted Dec 29, 2017

The Cleveland Browns are committed to the community. Through First and Ten, the Dawg Pound is encouraged to share what they are doing to give back. Get inspired and check out what these fans are doing to help their community:
How do you give back?
#give10

Name: Tamitra Peavy
Hometown: Richmond Heights, OH
How they give back:
Tamitra has been volunteering at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland for a couple of years now. During Tamitra’s tenure there she has assisted with raising votes for her kids' levy committee. She assisted by raising votes, attending meetings and worked closely with her town’s superintendent. In addition to helping out at her kids' school she also has helped out at some charity races and food banks over the years. 

Name: Tracy Jemison II
Hometown: Lakewood, OH
How they give back:
Tracy chooses to #give10 by helping out at Shoes and Clothes for Kids. Tracy sits on the board and was instrumental in developing this program for the organization which provides new school uniforms, clothing, shoes and school supplies to more than 10,000 youth in need annually in Cleveland. They are also a Browns Foundation community partner.

Name: Denny Crow
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
How they give back:
Denny is a Browns Backer and has been helping raise funds for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting that happened in October. Since the shooting, Denny and the rest of the Browns Backers that reside in Las Vegas have been fundraising each Sunday for the victims. Denny says that his group was able to raise close to a thousand dollars in the first month, which will all be donated to the victims and their families.

Name: Ronald Ealy
Hometown: Parma, OH
How they give back:
Ron helps out at Parma City Schools and is not only a dedicated teacher, but also a mentor and tutor. In addition to helping out in the classroom, Ron also coaches on the field as well. He is a football coach, basketball coach and a referee for the city. He’s such a dedicated and motivated volunteer.

Name: Samantha Swboni
Hometown: Memphis. OH
How they give back:
Samantha and her brother Nick have helped raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at their local carnival for the past two years now. They raised $750 in 2016, and this past year they raised over $1700. They are looking forward to 2018 with a goal of $2000. 

Interested in signing up your volunteer group for First and Ten? Group forms available! Click here http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/community/firstandten.html to learn more about how to #give10

Follow @BrownsGiveBack on Twitter and Instagram and tell us what you are doing to help others using #give10 to unite us all as Browns fans. Give 10 hours, help your community.

The Browns are dedicated to #give10 through the team’s First and Ten initiative. Launched in June 2014, the Cleveland Browns First and Ten campaign is the team’s community program, established to inspire fans to volunteer in and help their communities throughout the world by volunteering for 10 hours each year. Since its inception, Browns fans have committed to volunteering more than 1.5 million hours to impact their communities by pledging to #give10. Through First and Ten, the Browns are the only NFL club to promote a long-term volunteering program that unifies the team and its entire fan base, with the goal of impacting every individual’s city across the globe, as well as the franchise’s local community. All Browns fans are encouraged to join the volunteering effort by signing the First and Ten pledge on the team’s website and by sharing their stories with #give10

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