Denver Broncos Community News
Mike Purcell surprises high school teacher during virtual visit
Highlands Ranch High School alumnus Mike Purcell participated in a virtual visit with students and teachers from his alma mater, during which he surprised a teacher with a jersey and found out he was inducted into the high school's hall of fame.
Broncos surprise their Fan of the Year winner with visit from Miles, cheerleaders
As part of the NFL's Fan of the Year program, the Broncos selected Richard to be this year's winner after his son nominated him for the contest. Miles and Denver Broncos cheerleaders surprised Richard at his house to congratulate him on winning the title for the team.
Katie Kellerman, whose late husband inspired Fight Like A Bronco campaign, details efforts to honor his legacy
Katie Kellerman joins Sydney Jones and Alexis Perry to discuss the Fight Like a Bronco campaign. Her late husband, Luke, inspired the campaign in 2015, and Katie explains how she continues to honor his legacy ahead of Denver's annual Fight Like A Bronco game this Sunday.
Salute to Service: A view of the Broncos' efforts to recognize military service during their Week 11 game
During the Broncos' Week 11 game against the Dolphins, the team recognized the service of military members for Salute to Service.
Vic Fangio donates more than $10,000 in Nike football equipment to youth football program
Head Coach Vic Fangio surprised the Arapahoe Youth League Eagles football program with a donation of more than $10,000 worth of Nike football equipment on November 18, 2020. (Photos by Lemar Griffen)
Broncos continue Fight Like A Bronco outreach program in virtual format
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the ways the Broncos can conduct outreach for their Fight Like A Bronco program in 2020, it has not stopped them. In the month of October, they held several virtual and a few in-person events to show support to those fighting cancer or who are cancer survivors.
Broncos help encourage Colorado residents to get annual flu shots
To help encourage Colorado residents to get a flu shot before flu season, Ring of Fame safety Billy Thompson, Denver Broncos Cheerleader Rachael and Miles the mascot took part in an event at the governor's mansion.
Broncos, youth leagues recognize and honor football officials
The Denver Broncos recognized and honored youth football officials from seven youth football leagues located in the Denver metro area and surrounding regions during the weekend of Oct. 9. More than 200 local youth football officials were presented with individually prepared thank-you cards and a custom Broncos Youth Football Officials Appreciation Coin.
Broncos, Mile High United Way celebrate volunteerism during 2020 Denver Day of Service
The second annual Denver Day of Service, hosted by the Denver Broncos and Mile High United Way, included 500 hours of service across 35 projects in the Metro Denver community on Friday, Sept. 25. The annual, day-long event is designed to highlight the importance of community volunteerism and to amplify the significance of giving back. With a combination of socially distanced, in-person and remote opportunities, 250 volunteers participated to complete nearly three dozen volunteer projects.
Broncos players continue community outreach amid health and safety precautions
Even though players are unable to personally visit with members of the community in person because of COVID-19 precautionary protocols, they still found a way to make an impact this week.
Broncos add decals to helmets as part of social justice initiatives
The Broncos added decals to their helmets ahead of the start of the regular season to honor victims of racism and police brutality and support social justice initiatives.
Kickoff Luncheon serves Champions in our Community
Throughout the week of Aug. 31, the Broncos delivered more than 2,700 meals in the greater Denver metro area as part of the 2020 Kickoff Luncheon presented by U.S. Bank and Arrow Electronics.
Back to School with the Broncos Pop-Up Shop presented by King Soopers
Photos from the Back to School with the Broncos Pop-Up Shop presented by King Soopers.
Broncos, Food Bank of the Rockies host second mobile food pantry at Empower Field at Mile High
On Friday, volunteers from Food Bank of the Rockies and the Denver Broncos distributed food at Empower Field at Mile High for an estimated 3,000 families.
Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club reopens, unveils renovations
The Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club reopened on Monday after making significant renovations to the building.
Photos from the Broncos' player-led participation in Saturday's protest for racial justice
On Saturday, June 6, 2020, many Broncos players, coaches and other members of the organization took part in a protest for racial justice in downtown Denver.
Photos of the Broncos' community efforts in the Denver area
Over the years, the Broncos have worked to make a significant impact on their community through programming, events, direct grants and more.
Broncos, Food Bank of the Rockies host mobile food pantry at Empower Field at Mile High
On Monday, volunteers from Food Bank of the Rockies, Denver Human Services and the Denver Broncos distributed food at Empower Field at Mile High for more than 2,000 families. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock also joined the volunteers to help load supplies into vehicles.
Peyton Manning, Brandon Stokley visit Children's Hospital Colorado to donate blood during COVID-19 pandemic
To help encourage blood donations during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Broncos great Peyton Manning visited Children's Hospital Colorado with former teammate Brandon Stokley to donate blood. (Photos via Children's Hospital Colorado)
Broncos help host personal protective equipment drive for Colorado hospitals as part of COVID-19 response
Local residents drop off donations at Empower Field at Mile High during a personal protective equipment (PPE) drive to support Colorado hospitals hosted by the Colorado General Assembly House Majority Leader Alec Garnett and House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, Project C.U.R.E., Colorado Concern and the Denver Broncos. The donation drive is a response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health crisis, as PPE supplies are in critical shortage.
Chubb's Club Tour: Bradley Chubb's tour of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
During the offseason, Bradley Chubb is visiting as many branches of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver as he can.
Head Coach Vic Fangio visits Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office for Random Acts of Kindness Week
To celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week, Head Coach Vic Fangio visited the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office for a meet-and-greet over breakfast and a tour of their offices on Thursday.
Phillip Lindsay joins fellow Denver star Chauncey Billups to support the Porter-Billups Leadership Academy Gala
At the Porter-Billups Leadership Academy Gala on Saturday, Phillip Lindsay served as the keynote speaker alongside another Denver native-turned-sports star, Chauncey Billups. Billups and Regis University Men's Head Basketball Coach Lonnie Porter serve as two of the Academy's leaders.
Justin Simmons helps inspire at Huddle For Your Community with Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees
Justin Simmons and other Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees from around the league participated in a Huddle For Your Community event with children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade's Hank Kline Club at the club on Friday.
Courtland Sutton, Von Miller contribute to Huddle for 100 at Pro Bowl community projects
At the 2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando on Friday, Broncos representatives Courtland Sutton, Von Miller and Denver Broncos Cheerleader Jozie contributed to the NFL's Huddle for 100 with participation in multiple community projects.
Broncos, United Airlines partner with Special Olympics Colorado for national celebration
Legend High School students, educators and administrators came together with representatives of the Denver Broncos, United Airlines and Special Olympics Colorado on Tuesday to recognize the school as a Special Olympics National Unified School for its Special Olympics' Unified Sports team.
Looking back on the Broncos' impact in the community in 2019
With 2019 in the books, take a look back at many of the Broncos' efforts to leave a positive impact on the community through both individual foundations and team events.
Denver Broncos Charities to make $50,000 donation to Colorado Restaurant Foundation
This donation is Denver Broncos Charities' second contribution to the Colorado Restaurant Foundation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Broncos launch program for fans and community to show support for local Colorado businesses
Broncos Business Boost is committed to helping Colorado businesses rebound and recover from the economic impact of COVID-19 through multiple avenues.
Broncos High School Game of the Week: Saturday, November 21
No. 1 seed Dakota Ridge hosts Montrose in round 1 of the 4A state playoffs.
The sacrifices that inspired Andrew Beck to give back to military families
"As I get older, I have just more and more profound respect for everything that all of our military servicemen and women do," Beck says.
Broncos nominate Andrew Beck for 2020 Salute to Service Award presented by USAA
Beck has shown a commitment to supporting military service members and their families throughout his two seasons in Denver.
Broncos High School Coach of the Week: Troy Ward
Troy Ward has learned very quickly that consistency is crucial when building a successful football program.
Broncos High School Coach of the Week: Jake Novotny
After helping Colorado State University-Pueblo to a Division II national championship, Novotny decided it was time for a new challenge.
Broncos High School Coach of the Week: Jay Madden
Pomona's Jay Madden is recognized as this week's Broncos High School Coach of the Week
Broncos High School Game of the Week: Friday, October 30
Chatfield hosts Golden at Jeffco Stadium at 7pm
How safety Justin Simmons is empowering a younger generation to combat racial inequity, social injustices
During Tuesday's Youth for Change Town Hall, which was presented by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the NFL Foundation, Simmons joined a panel dedicated to creating the same change.
Broncos High School Coach of the Week: Bill Forgey
Walsh's Bill Forgey is recognized as this week's Broncos High School Coach of the Week.
Broncos High School Game of the Week: Friday, October 23
Heritage hosts Brighton at Littleton Public Schools Stadium at 7pm
Taste of the Broncos annual fundraiser event goes remote in support of Food Bank of the Rockies and local restaurants
Taste of the Broncos has transitioned to a remote format that will still celebrate food, football and philanthropy.
Broncos High School Game of the Week: Friday, October 16
Riverdale Ridge Ravens hosts Niwot Cougars at Riverdale High School at 6pm
Broncos launch Empowerment Summit Digital Learning Series for female high school students
The educational series serves as one of the key pillars in the Broncos' Inspire Change program.
Mile High Morning: How Broncos players took real action in the Denver community after the George Floyd protests
"I feel like it was a big step but still a tiny step," Alexander Johnson told Sports Illustrated's Greg Bishop.
Why Broncos Asst. Strength Coach Anthony Lomando is representing asst. US attorney Jason St. Julien in 2020
Beyond emphasizing that racism is not behind us in history, St. Julien wants to underscore the importance of actions of any size to push back against acts of racism.
Broncos players select names, messages to honor and spotlight on helmets as part of social justice initiatives
The decals on their helmets honor victims of police brutality and racism and aim to spread messages to combat racism.
Broncos launch Inspire Change program featuring series of social justice initiatives
Through Broncos Inspire Change, the Broncos are committed to meaningful change by adding and expanding programming in four key areas: Education, Awareness & Funding, Diversity & Inclusion, and Activism.
Broncos participate in voter education session with Colorado Secretary of State's office, RISE to Vote
Broncos Running Backs Coach Curtis Modkins closed the meeting by sharing with the team why he votes and why he feels passionately about the right to vote.
Broncos virtual 7K run/walk to be held Labor Day weekend
Due to COVID-19, the Broncos annual Labor Day event will be a virtual experience.
Denver Broncos Charities to provide more than $150,000 to 35 organizations through annual community grant program
The selected organizations encompass all five of the Broncos' community development focus areas.
Reopening of Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club marks halfway point of $300,000 renovation project
The reopening completes the first phase of a two-phase renovation project that was approved by Denver Broncos Charities and board president Joe Ellis in December.
Dalton Risner commits more than $16,000 to local organizations to benefit COVID-19 relief after radiothon
Dalton Risner raised more than $16,000 for three organizations: Food Bank of the Rockies, Volunteers of America's Meals on Wheels program and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.