2 results for month: 02/2016

Ricky Watters Helps Raise Awareness for Foster Youth

What was your life like at age 18? That's the question behind a campaign showcased during Super Bowl 50 to raise awareness for youths who "age out" of the foster care system when they turn 18. A group of NFL players and celebrities is working with Oakland-based nonprofit First Place for Youth to launch its "When I Was 18" crowdfunding campaign by taping their own stories. The nonprofit received a $500,000 Game Changer grant from the NFL's Super Bowl 50 Host Committee to help foster youths make the transition into the adult world, which can often happen abruptly, with no safety net. About 26,000 foster youths across the country age out of the ...

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Chris McIntosh Named Associate AD for the Wisconsin Badgers

Former Seahawks offensive tackle Chris McIntosh has been named Associate Athletic Director for Business Development for the Wisconsin Badgers. “I’m thrilled to have Chris join our senior staff in this new position,” said Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez. “His background as a student-athlete with our football program, as a professional football player and as a businessman give Chris the perfect combination of skills and experiences to thrive in college athletics. He was an integral part of our Rose Bowl teams in the late 1990s and he will be a great contributor to our department going forward.” In his current role, ...

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