NFL Alumni to Host 2018 Annual Youth of America Week

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August 19-26 Events Will Impact Thousands of Kids Around the Country


Mount Laurel, New Jersey (August 17, 2018)– NFL Alumni announced today that the organization’s 2018 “Youth of America Week” will take place from August 19-26 at locations across the country.

Youth of America Week is a collaborative effort by NFL Alumni chapters to participate in youth-related community service activities. It began in 1983 when NFL alumnus and Congressman Jack Kemp introduced a resolution that was signed by-then President Ronald Reagan.

“Youth of America Week is one of NFL Alumni’s most storied traditions,” says NFL Alumni CEO Elvis Gooden. “Connecting retired NFL players with youth programs throughout the country provides moments to our children that last a lifetime. It’s why Youth of America week has been such a success for 35 years.”

NFL Alumni chapters will host a widespread of events during Youth of America Week including video game tournaments, football camps, school supply drives, youth tailgate events and more.

Listed below are events that will be hosted by NFL Alumni Chapters throughout the country during Youth of America Week.




CHAPTER                               EVENT                         

Carolina                                     Microsoft’s Madden 2019 Code & Play Tournament

Central Florida                      Microsoft’s Madden 2019 Code & Play Tournament

Detroit                                         Microsoft’s Madden 2019 Code & Play Tournament

Dallas                                           Microsoft’s Madden 2019 Code & Play Tournament

Philadelphia                             Pro Sports Experience/NFL Alumni Youth Football Camp (Medford)

NFLA National Office           Jaws Youth Playbook Tailgate

NFLA National Office           School Supply Drive Collection/Drop off at the Andrew Jackson School



About NFL Alumni

NFL Alumni was founded in 1967 and is the oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired professional athletes. NFL Alumni consists of former NFL players, coaches, executives, spouses, cheerleaders, and associate members.  NFL Alumni’s mission “Caring for our Own” is to serve, assist and inform its members and their families. NFL Alumni offers a wide array of medical, financial and business programs to help members lead healthy, productive and successful lives.  NFL Alumni also promotes the post-playing careers of its members and it also contributes to local community initiatives under its “Caring for Kids” programs. Pro Football Legends is the commercial marketing name and logo of NFL Alumni.

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