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?
Name: Braden Brenn
Hometown: New Franklin, OH
How they give back: Braden is eight years old and volunteers for Operation Christmas Child. He’s very passionate about enjoying life as a kid and helping others do the same. His favorite memory with this organization was when he was able to be an ambassador for Operation Christmas Child on a boat in the local parade.
Name: Matt Duncan
Hometown: Niles, OH
How they give back: Matt is very passionate about sports and therefore volunteers with the Little League International Organization. He volunteers twice a month and often works on the grounds crew every year for the Little League World Series. He loves being able to still be a part of the sports world while also contributing in his own small way.
Name: Matt Pramuka
Hometown: Union Town, OH
How they give back: Matt is very passionate about helping others and volunteers for his church. He often delivers gift baskets to fellow church members in nursing homes as it is very rewarding to see their facial expressions when they receive it.
Name: Jessica Wyatt
Hometown: Elyria, OH
How they give back: Jessica volunteers for the Avon Lake Police Department twice a month. She works with the officers on their health and provides education on exercise and wellness. Jessica really loves to see when officers decide to make healthy lifestyle changes and it’s very rewarding knowing she can help make a difference.
Name: Dylan Brenn
Hometown: New Franklin, OH
How they give back: Dylan is six years old and volunteers with Operation Christmas Child with his brother. He likes to collect items throughout year to give away during Christmas time. He often gives up his birthday presents every year to give to an Operation Christmas Child. His favorite memory so far has been filling shoe boxes with different toys.
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 2 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