Bobby On the Air
Bobby recorded audio spots for Community Blood Center in Kansas City as well as a PSA for their Gift of Smiles program with his daughter Bobbi. Use the audio player on the left to hear the spots. For more information on the community Blood Center of Kansas City, go to their website http://www.savealifenow.org.
BOBBY ENGRAM: IN HOT PURSUIT OF A CURE - Hugbacker.com
January 23rd, 2009
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SEAHAWKS’ BOBBY ENGRAM JOINS VOLUNTEERS FROM
THE HOME DEPOT AND KABOOM! TO BUILD A PLAYGROUND FOR THE
TULALIP BOYS & GIRLS CLUB IN TULALIP, WASH.
WHAT: Bobby Engram, wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, along with volunteers from The Home Depot, organizers from the nonprofit KaBOOM! and members of the local community are joining forces to build an entire playground for the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club in just one day. This community playground project will provide a safe and fun place for students to play while promoting positive and healthy lifestyles. The project will also provide a valuable opportunity for the community to work together to improve the lives of the more than 600 children who attend the Boys & Girls Club.
The playground build is part of The Home Depot NFL Neighborhood MVP program that recognizes and celebrates NFL players for their commitment to giving back to their local communities. Engram was one of 17 players selected league-wide for his support of Sickle Cell Anemia research, a hereditary form of anemia in which the red blood cells become sickle-shaped and less able to carry oxygen. For the past two years, Engram has held a walk for the disease at Seward Park and has spoken with state legislators about the importance of funding for Sickle Cell research
The Home Depot developed the NFL Neighborhood MVP program as part of its ongoing commitment to give back to the communities its associates live and work in.
WHO: Bobby Engram, wide receiver, Seattle Seahawks
160 The Home Depot associate volunteers
50 Tulalip Boys & Girls Club and community volunteers
WHERE: Tulalip Boys & Girls Club
7707 36th Ave., NW
Tulalip, WA 98271
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Volunteers build playground
12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Interview opportunity with Bobby Engram
2 p.m. Board-cutting ceremony to open the new playground
CONTACT: For more information, please contact:
BACKGROUND: The Home Depot became the “official home improvement sponsor” of the National Football League® in late 2006. To support this partnership, The Home Depot NFL Neighborhood MVP program was created to recognize players who are making a positive impact in their local communities. The program honors 17 NFL players, one for each week of the regular season, with a playground build in each player’s honor. Each player will also receive a donation to the charity of his choice. At the end of the regular season, one player will be honored as The Home Depot NFL Neighborhood MVP.
As the world’s largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot embraces its role as a leader in social responsibility and celebrates its long-standing commitment to volunteerism. Through The Home Depot Foundation; Team Depot, the company’s associate volunteer program; and ongoing partnerships with nonprofits, The Home Depot donates thousands of hours, tools and supplies each year to community service projects where associates live and work. KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization whose vision is to create a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America.
Last updated: 03/04/2011