IN THE COMMUNITY
IN THE COMMUNITY
West Philadelphia recreation center deals with fallout from gun violence
In August, over 100 gunshots were fired outside of the Sheperd Recreation Center where youth football and cheerleading teams practice. The Eagles visited the site on Tuesday to inspire the community to rally and make it a safe space once again.
Nick Sirianni delivers keynote speech at Coaches Clinic
Nick Sirianni grew up the son of a high school football coach, so he knows the importance these coaches are in their local communities. The Eagles invited Philadelphia-area high school football coaches to Lincoln Financial Field for a clinic that featured instruction from Sirianni and some of his assistants.
2022 Huddle Up for Autism
Specifically designed for families with a child on the autism spectrum, April's Huddle Up for Autism event was a one-of-a-kind drive-thru experience featuring a live show and culminating with your group's picture on the field. As always, all proceeds benefited the Center for Autism Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Eagles surprise Valencia Peterson with Super Bowl tickets
Valencia Peterson has impacted the lives of countless of local young men through her work as Founder and CEO of Open Door Abuse Awareness & Prevention. To reward Peterson for all of her work in the community, we surprised her with a trip to the Super Bowl.
Eagles invite Pop Warner Super Bowl champions to Week 18 matchup
Winning the Pop Warner Super Bowl comes with a lot of rewards. For the Downingtown Young Whippets, that also included being on a Zoom call with Jordan Mailata and Anthony Harris, and a special invite to the Week 18, courtesy of Campbell's Chunky.
Eagles join forces with Leveling the Playing Field
To kick off our partnership with Leveling the Playing Field, we teamed up with the Boys' Latin football team to help prepare a warehouse to store youth sports equipment. We also presented the organization with a $60,000 grant to help underprivileged youth stay in the game.
Eagles hold listening session with Urban Affairs Coalition and high school students
Eagles players hosted a listening session with Urban Affairs Coalition and Philadelphia High School Football Players about what they can do to promote social justice and racial equality in each of their own communities.
Challenges to Success: The Bottino Family
We're celebrating Autism Awareness Month by launching Challenges to Success, a new video series dedicated to bringing awareness to diversity and inclusion efforts across the organization. In the first episode, the Bottino family shares their experiences at the Eagles Autism Foundation Halloween party.