Representatives from all 32 NFL teams and the NFL league office joined together to pack 20,000 meals with Feeding Children Everywhere. All meals will be distributed in Colorado communities served by Food Bank of the Rockies. The community service event kicked off the 2019 NFL Community Relations Meetings, hosted in Denver by the NFL in partnership with the Broncos.
DENVER — Denver Broncos Charities will distribute nearly $150,000 to organizations and non-profits through its inaugural Community Grant Program, it was announced on Tuesday.
The Broncos Community Grant Program offers Colorado-based nonprofits and organizations the opportunity to request necessary funding for community projects and programs. The selected organizations encompass all five of the Broncos' community development focus areas — Youth Development, Quality of Life, Health & Wellness, Youth Football, Civic Engagement.
The grant funding will support 30 different organizations and serve an estimated 557,000 people. The Broncos Community Development team and Broncos Charities Board reviewed 86 applications requesting more than $2.5 million.
The selected organizations are listed below in alphabetical order:
A Precious Child
American Red Cross
Aurora Public Schools Foundation
Bear Creek Jr. Sports Association
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
Cañon City Recreation
Denver Children's Home
Denver Fire Department Foundation
Denver Food Rescue
Denver West Jr. Cowboys
Doak Walker Football League
Fountain 5545 Predators
Gabby Krause Foundation
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver
Jefferson County Youth Football Association
Museo de las Americas
Niwot High School Football
Riverdale Ridge High School
Special Kids Special Families
Sun Valley Youth Center
Vista Peak Preparatory
We Don't Waste
About Denver Broncos Charities
The Denver Broncos are committed to improving lives in our community by focusing on Youth Development, Quality of Life, Health & Wellness, Youth Football and Civic Engagement. Alongside key community partners in each focus area, we are able to make a difference through strategic programming, unique events and dedicated advocacy. For more information on the Denver Broncos' community partnerships and programs, please visit www.denverbroncos.com/community or follow @BroncosOffField on Twitter and Instagram.
Throughout Random Acts of Kindness Week — or RAK Week — the Broncos provided gifts of gratitude to local residents who work at hospitals, schools, fire departments and other people who provide vital community support.