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: Jake Yurick
Hometown: Brunswick, OH
How they give back: Jake gives back through his church. He was able to go on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic and help build houses and baseball fields for those in need. His favorite memory of this trip was being able to play baseball with the local kids on the field that he helped build. It was rewarding to see something he had such a large hand in creating go to good use.
Name: Joan Moke
Hometown: Akron, OH
How they give back: Joan is a huge advocate for giving back and believes that everyone should help others. She volunteers through her church and the local food pantry six times a month, and loves being able to see the appreciation on the people’s faces in response to such a small act of kindness.
Name: Amanda Colbert
Hometown: Warren, OH
How they give back: Amanda volunteers for a multitude of organizations including Own Colberts Care, Partner with Team Sanders, and is the president of McGuffy PTA. She is very passionate about helping children and tries to volunteer as much as she can. One of her favorite things to do is donate 100 turkeys every Thanksgiving to people in need so they can have a good Thanksgiving dinner.
Name: Andy Seager
Hometown: Parma, OH
How they give back: Andy volunteers with the Parma Historical Society and 4-H. He’s very passionate about farms and being able to take care of the animals on a farm. He loves to be able to go on wagon rides around the farm and help and visit all the animals he passes.
Name: Charles Overberger
Hometown: Madison, OH
How they give back: Charles is a part of the Boy Scouts of America and hopes to carry out their mission every day. His favorite thing about this organization is seeing the other members design, create, and complete their Eagle Scout projects that allow them to earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.
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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