Adapted Football League athletes got the opportunity to play under the lights at the Lou Groza Field. The event also allowed families and volunteers to celebrate the athletes’ hard work and showcase their confidence, teamwork and football skills they developed throughout the season.
The Browns First and Ten Blood Drive is coming up this summer on Saturday, July 28.
The Cleveland Browns hosted their Second Annual Browns Give Back Summer Volunteer Blitz. Throughout the day, Browns executives, staff and players committed time from their daily schedules to volunteer for the benefit of Northeast Ohio, focusing on the team’s commitment to education and youth football while engaging the community through its signature First and Ten volunteering movement.
Head Coach Hue Jackson, accompanied by Cleveland Brown staff members, plunged into Lake Erie to fulfill the promise he made at the end of the 2016 season. For every staff member who jumped into the lake with him, Jackson donated $100 toward the Hue Jackson Foundation, which combats human trafficking across Northeast Ohio. The Haslam family matched the funds, totaling to $30,000 raised.
Browns coaches, players, alumni and staff attended the 19th Annual Golf outing to raise money and awareness to benefit education in Northeast Ohio, the mission of the Cleveland Browns Foundation.
The Cleveland Browns hosted a Social Justice Summit and invited Cleveland community leaders and players to discuss ways to positively affect social change in the region. The Summit was attended by Jim Brown, Christian Kirksey, Jamie Collins, Seth DeValve, Briean Boddy-Calhoun, state Senator John Eklund, Cleveland Chief of Police Calvin Williams, among others.
The Cleveland Brows hosted their second equality summit in collaboration with the Cleveland Police Department in which students were invited to continue the conversation about social justice and neighborhood equality and unity.
As part of First and Ten Tuesday, the Browns visited with students at the Glenville Early Learning Center to support the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program supported by the Browns Foundation and the 2000 Days pledge.
Students from Ginn Academy received a tour of the Browns training facility, met staff members from multiple departments for a career day and participated in a mock interview with defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun.
With the collaboration of the Cleveland Browns, Special Wish, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Cleveland FBI, Special Agent Hall pieced together enough clues to solve the mystery behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's stolen guitar.
General Manager John Dorsey and Pro Bowl Linebacker Joe Schobert attended the annual Police Chiefs Luncheon held at First Energy Stadium to speak with local police chiefs.
Cleveland students at Nathan Hale learn about the importance of staying healthy so they can get to school.
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Cleveland Browns tight end Randall Telfer shares his motivation to serve the community and what the Browns need to do to avoid going winless this season.
Joe Thomas hosted 30 children from City of Cleveland recreation centers to “Shop with a Pro” at DICK’S Sporting Goods on Tuesday as part of a continued effort to lift spirits throughout the holiday season. Thomas, who was joined by his teammates to #give10 through the Browns Give Back First and Ten volunteering campaign, helped the kids purchase holiday presents, with each child receiving $200 to spend on themselves, family and friends. Each child also receive a new pair of shoes.
In partnership with College Now Greater Cleveland, Browns Give Back offers a scholarship every year to two Greater Cleveland high school students in honor of former Cleveland Browns fullback Marion Motley.
On Day 8 of the Browns’ 10 Days of Giving, Browns alumnus WR Andrew Hawkins surprised 200 kids and teachers from Breakthrough Schools’ EPrep & Village Prep Willard with a special holiday experience and gifts through his personal generosity during Hawkins Christmas Takeover x4 at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The Browns partnered with Providence House to participate in this year's Deck the House event at FirstEnergy Stadium as part of the Browns 10 Days of Giving. Kevin Zeitler was also recognized as the Browns 2017 Ed Block Courage Award winner at the event.
Cleveland Browns Christian Kirksey and Marcus Martin visited George Washington Carver School to visit a second grade class and give them some Special Teams Packages put together by Shoes and Clothes for Kids and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
Jason McCourty shows off his design for My Cause My Cleats
On November 28th The Browns revealed their My Cause My Cleats
Spencer Drango was a fifth-grader when he discovered he was dyslexic. The second-year offensive lineman will shine on a light on the Dyslexia Foundation, painting the learning disorder as a metaphor in overcoming obstacles throughout life.
Tight end Randall Telfer chose to support Boo2Bullying, which hopes to eradicate bullying, intolerance and discrimination while promoting education and diversity. “It’s a big issue, something that’s being overlooked. There’s a lot of kids hurting themselves because of low self-esteem, low-confidence due to bullying and it’s something that, me personally, I've seen firsthand when I was growing up,” Telfer said.
On Tuesday, Browns players, alumni and staff, as well as the Browns Women Organization, joined the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to prepare Thanksgiving meals and package food items to be sent to local shelters, food pantries and food sites throughout Northeast Ohio.
The Browns congratulated and celebrated with students from Mentor Ridge Middle School, who earned the distinction as the top class from the Browns PLAY 60 Challenge this fall. Mentor Ridge Middle School student and faculty members joined Browns players during a special tour of the team’s facility and an exclusive Browns PLAY 60 session in the team’s fieldhouse.