Community Highlights

Browns Community Highlights - October 7


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:

Hometown: Brunswick, OH
Annemarie's 3rd grade class is getting creative with their giving for the month of October. Annemarie and her class is doing something called "Socktober" founded by Kid President. Annemarie's class is collecting and donating new socks to homeless shelters in Northeast Ohio throughout the month of October! Annemarie says that her students are beyond excited and have been working very hard to get the school and community involved in this very worthy cause. Annemarie says that she is extremely proud that her 3rd grade class is wanting to give back in such a way. Thank you Annemarie and you class for choosing to #give10 this October!* *

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Jenny is the team mom for the local AMFL Browns football team! The way Jenny gives back while being the team mom is that she offering help during practice and games. Jenny is a nurse that is able to access and treat any injuries that may occur while playing to make sure that they are staying safe and healthy. Jenny says that this organization works hard to keep all the parents, children and coaches involved in the game! Thanks for your help, Jenny!

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Veronica started a non-profit organization called Hand 2 Hand Inc., that provides resources for those with criminal records. Veronica chooses to #give10, by assisting returning citizens when they leave prison, with resources that will help them become productive in the community, while also providing care for one year after their release. Veronica and her organization believes that it is important to reintegrate these citizens back into society so that they can be the best person they can be. On top of all of this, Veronica is also a breast cancer survivor! Thanks Veronica for your help.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Christine's foundation, Maryssa's Mission which aspires to change and positively impact the lives of families facing the challenges of caring for a medically fragile child is looking to continue for ways to #give10 in the community. Because of this, Christine and Maryssa's Missions' volunteers are pledging to #give10 by partnering with local schools and taking our community children to serve the families at the Ronald McDonald House. Thank you for your commitment to the youth and those children who are in need, Christine! Your commitment to making the community and better place does not go unnoticed!

Hometown: Canton, OH
Mike is from Canton, and chooses to #give10 by putting his focus in helping youth athletics. Mikes says that he helps by sponsoring many things to the sports programs such as dinners, uniforms, equipment, and simply his time to both his original hometown of Canton & his current town, Avon, OH. Mike says that he believes that it is important to give back in the community for when he was growing up, he was always given opportunities from sponsors & boosters.  Because of this, Mike always wanted to give back if he ever had the opportunity to do so.  Thanks Mike!

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 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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