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2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Twin brothers and NFL defensive backs, Jason & Devin McCourty are hosting the 2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 10, 2017. at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. The Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign, which is a partnership between the McCourty twins and Embrace Kids Foundation, aims to educate the public, increase blood donors and raise money & awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease. On June 10th, Jason & Devin will be joined by fellow members of the NFL & Rutgers football community. Liberty State Park is a beautiful setting that...

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Mike’s Knights Football Camp 2017

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 | 0 comments

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, former Rutgers standout and current Detroit Lions fullback, Michael Burton is hosting Mike’s Knights football camp at his former High School in Chester, New Jersey. This one day event will raise funds to support children and families battling cancer, with all proceeds being donated to Mike’s Knights, a charitable initiative launched by Michael Burton in partnership with Embrace Kids Foundation. The camp is for boys and girls between the ages of 5-14 and runs from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017. All attendees will receive a T-Shirt, an...

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Rutgers alums unite to raise $50K for Embrace Kids

Posted on Mar 25, 2017 | 0 comments

As Devin McCourty accepted his tiny trophy for lowest bowling score among the five Rutgers alums co-hosting the Super Rally at the Alley, the New England Patriots star made a fuss of flashing his Super Bowl ring to the crowd. When McCourty turned around to hand off the microphone, the scowl on Atlanta Falcons star Mohamed Sanu’s face told him he would be wise to head in another direction. It was all in good fun, of course, as the former Rutgers teammates kept their priorities straight. Sure, the Patriots beat the Falcons in Super Bowl LI with a record 25-point comeback, but it...

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Anthony Fasano Presented with the Distinguished American Award

Posted on Mar 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Miami Dolphins tight end, Anthony Fasano was presented with the Distinguished American Award at the Essex County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed upon Fasano at the Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner which took place at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ on March 8, 2017. It’s just one evening in the course of a 365-day calendar, but it is also a great opportunity honor some very worthy senior athletes along with the coaches of past and present and those in the community to contribute to the gridiron game, all of whom make the annual...

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McCourty Twins Record Breaking Blood Drive

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Never underestimate the extensive power of a Super Bowl victory. Especially in the Super Bowl that featured more players from Rutgers than any other college. The charity started by former Rutgers stars Devin and Jason McCourty seemed to be a beneficiary of Devin’s recent title with the New England Patriots in the form of a record turnout Saturday for the Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. “Maybe the Super Bowl win helped it,” Devin told NJ Advance Media, also crediting many of the people who work behind the scenes for the blood drive...

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