Browns Community Highlights - March 9

Posted Mar 9, 2018

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?

Members of the Browns Stadium Operations team volunteered their Monday at University Settlement. Over 20 volunteers packaged and distributed produce to the Broadway/Slavic Village neighborhood. Read below as to why they did it!

Name: Mike Sims
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
How they give back: Mike pledged to #give10 through University Settlement because of how they helped him in the past. Back in the day, the organization hosted classes that assisted in preparation for school. On top of that, they also helped fix his computer! Mike said it was a great feeling to know he was giving back to a place that once gave to him.

Name: Kimmer Rodgers
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
How they give back: Kimmer was happy to be volunteering his morning at University Settlement for many reasons. He stated how volunteering and helping others is the right thing to do, but it’s more than just that. Kimmer was proud to see the Browns come together, make a difference, and help our their local community.

Name: Don Husted
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
How they give back: Don was proud to #give10 with University Settlement. He stated how helping out the less fortunate is always a good thing to do. He laughed and commented that doing it with the Browns was just a bonus!

Name: Bill Davis
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
How they give back: Bill felt great about volunteering his time Monday for many reasons. He stated that giving back to others is a great feeling that comes right from the good of the heart. Bill mentioned how lucky he and his fellow coworkers were to have jobs and that it’s the right thing to help those in the local community who have not been as fortunate.

Name: Jen Lawlis
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
How they give back: Jen was thrilled to be volunteering her time at University Settlement. Jen came from the community she was serving and stated how it felt wonderful to be giving back to a place that used to help her out.

Interested in signing up your volunteer group for First and Ten? Group forms available! Click here 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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