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Players Give Back
Browns players and coaches are active with charitable endeavors.
NFL's My Cause, My Cleats
The Browns and our players supported the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats initiative to bring light to causes and non-profit organizations important to our players.
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Other Player Charitable Endeavors
The Chris Long Foundation announced that Myles Garrett is the new captain of the NFL Waterboys Program. The mission of Waterboys is to bring clean water to East African communities in need. Myles is leading a group of players to use their platform to engage fans in an effort to provide water to 1 million people.
TACKLE THIRST CAMPAIGN
NFL Waterboys Captain, Myles Garrett, is pledging $5,000 per sack this season in efforts to raise $95,000 to provide clean water to 9,500 those in need. To learn more or make a contribution, visit waterboys.org/myles-garrett/.
AUSTIN HOOPER FOUNDATION
The mission of this foundation is to make a difference for foster care children with an emphasis on those aging out of the system. To learn more, visit theaustinhooperfoundation.org.
EVERYBODY EATS, EVERY MONTH
Chris Hubbard istackling hunger in Cleveland through his monthly campaign, distributing 40,000 pounds of fresh food to Cleveland communities.
BUILDING WINNERS FOUNDATION
Started by Jarvis Landry, this non-profit is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of children and families facing socioeconomic disparities and/or chronic health conditions. Its mission is to empower, engage and excite its communities through a variety of life-changing programs, specific events and charitable initiatives held in the greater Cleveland, Miami and New Orleans areas. To learn more, visit iamjarvislandry.com/the-foundation.
THE GLORIA REDWINE FOUNDATION
Started by Sheldrick Redwine, this foundation focuses on mentorship, financial literacy, skill building, guidance, and giving for those in need.
MAKE THEM KNOW YOUR NAME FOUNDATION
Created by Denzel Ward, the Make Them Know Your Name Foundation (MTKYN) helps provide resources to educate and activate people to take action when it comes to heart health.
DENZEL DEFENDING FOR DOLLARS
This initiative led by Denzel Ward returns this season, allowing people to pledge per interception or pass defended by Denzel. The funds raised will benefit his Make Them Know Your Name heart health foundation, putting CPR kits in schools. Pledges can be made at MTKYN.org.
BE GREEDY FOUNDATION
The Be Greedy Foundation, established by Greedy Williams, was formed to impact communities in search of educational, cultural, social, motivational, spiritual and informational topics that unite our world as it is today. To learn more, visit begreedyfoundation.com/.
Players Give Back
In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, our players have stepped up to help those in need.
• Nick Chubb has teamed up with VKTRY Gear to provide 500 free pairs of insoles to healthcare workers on the frontlines.
• Adrian Clayborn is teaming up with A Better Chicago and Central Kitchen to bring meals to Chicago Public Schools students in need this summer. With Adrian's match, over $30,000 was raised to help fund meals.
• Tae Davis is donating 500 meals to seniors in need through Meals on Wheels, after finding out that 3 of his family members were diagnosed with COVID-19.
• Myles Garrett teamed up with the Cleveland Hope Exchange and local businesses to provide more than 24,000 pounds of food and additional resources to those in need. He also participated in a charity Twitch stream alongside Denzel Ward to benefit the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
• Jamie Gillan helped distribute meals to those in need in the Tremont area.
• Willie Harvey donated 150 masks to Flagler Hospital, where his mother works.
• Austin Hooper donated $10,000 worth of meals to Cleveland-area nurses.
• Chris Hubbard donated to Feeding America to support Cleveland and Georgia Food Banks. Also, he launched a "Corona Workout" with the Cade Foundation to encourage families struggling with infertility.
• Jarvis Landry donated $15,000 to provide hygiene products to East Cleveland City School District students and families amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Landry partnered with Meijer to secure the supply for East Cleveland Schools, which was selected as the recipient through the Cleveland Browns Foundation's "Get 2 School, Stay in the Game!" Network. He also participated in a charity Madden Tournament alongside Denzel Ward and donated season tickets as part of the All In Challenge. Additionally, Jarvis and his family donated meals to the staff of his hometown Louisiana hospital.
• Baker Mayfield and his wife, Emily, have made a $50,000 donation to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank as part of a match, helping to provide up to 1.2 million meals for families in need. In addition, Baker has donated more than 3,500 meals to Meals on Wheels of Norman, OK, as well as 8,000 meals to St. Augustine Hunger Center in Cleveland. Baker and Emily will also be joining Chef Carla Hall to support GENYOUth's COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund.
• Larry Ogunjobi donated 100,000 meals to further support the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.
• Sheldrick Redwine participated in The Mutineers' Wrecked Royale Charity Call of Duty Tournament for COVID-19 Relief. He played to support Kings and Queens Youth Empowerment in Miami.
• Johnny Stanton participated in the NFL/United Way Virtual Hangout to raise funds for United Way of Lorain County's relief efforts.
• Denzel Ward pledged to take on the biggest monthly expense for 21 people out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis. He also participated in a Madden Tournament alongside Jarvis Landry and a Twitch stream alongside Myles Garrett to benefit COVID-19 relief charities.
• Greedy Williams, on behalf of his foundation, donated 150 masks and shields to doctors and nurses at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, LA.
• Jedrick Wills Jr. participated in The Mutineers' Wrecked Royale Charity Call of Duty Tournament for COVID-19 Relief.
• Mack Wilson participated in The Mutineers' Wrecked Royale Charity Call of Duty Tournament for COVID-19 Relief. He played to support the Browns 'Hats Off to Our Heroes' Fund.