IN THE COMMUNITY
IN THE COMMUNITY
Eagles, Comcast visit Hopeworks job training facility in Kensington
In order to provide young adults with the job skills they need to make a living wage, Hopeworks recently opened a facility in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. The Eagles and Comcast were on hand to help with the grand opening.
Community Recap: The Eagles and the American Dairy Association combat food insecurity
The Eagles and the American Dairy Association North East donated a $10,000 grant split between two Philadelphia schools to ensure kids have the fuel they need to grow in and out of the classroom. Former Philadelphia Eagle Jason Avant was in attendance for the exciting pep rally, watch the recap here!
Community Recap: Positive Coaching Alliance Event
Shaun Bradley, Nakobe Dean, T.J. Edwards, and Jordan Mailata spent time with youth from schools impacted by the tragic shooting at a local high school football scrimmage in September. Roxborough, Boys Latin, and Northeast High School visited Lincoln Financial Field to participate in discussions and build relationships while listening to the players speak. Watch as Gabriella DiGiovanni recaps the impactful event.
Giving Tuesday with Eagles Autism Foundation
This Giving Tuesday, the Philadelphia Eagles invite you to join the Eagles Autism Foundation's commitment to taking action for autism through research, advocacy, empathy, and unity. Learn about Eagle Austim Foundation's year-long efforts to make an impact.
Eagles bring mobile football clinic to local elementary school
The Philadelphia Eagles brought their Mobile Jr. Pro Clinic presented by ACME to William H. Hunter Elementary School with the goal of introducing the game of football to local youth. Check out a recap of Eagles players and staff showing their love for the game through spending time with students!
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 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.
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.