Fans Against Violence Announces Partnership with Fam 1st Family Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2013
In an effort to o put an end to violence “From the Streets..to the Stands”, Fans Against Violence is proud to announce their newest partnership with Fam 1st Family Foundation and their SOS From Violence campaign(Save OurSelves from Violence) .
Fans Against Violence (FAV) is a non-profit organization committed to keeping the stands safe while encouraging good-will and sportsmanship, and improving the overall game day experiences for fans of all ages in stadiums nationwide.
The Fam 1st Family Foundation, co-founded by Seattle Seahawks’ Runningback, Marshawn Lynch and Cincinnati Bengals’ QB, Josh Johnson is dedicated to uplifting and empowering youth in the Bay Area and throughout the United States. The foundation’s mission is one of empowerment and education ,aiming to build self-esteem and academic learning skills in underprivileged youth.
The two organizations will work together to promote non-violence in communities nationwide targeting elementary, middle and high school age students. The emphasis for their collaboration will be a message of teamwork, sportsmanship and anti-bullying.
They are happy to announce that through this program, on Thursday, when the Seahawks play the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field, they will be bringing children from the local, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Juanita Junior Football Program to the game. The children will also have the opportunity, after the game to go on the field and meet Marshawn Lynch. An amazing experience for ANY football fan
The Juanita Junior Football Program is a part of the Greater Eastside Junior Football Association. They have 17 “clubs” in the league for a total of 145 teams. The players range in age from 7-14.
Join us at the game, and help FAV & Fam1stFamily put an end to Violence “From the Streets..to the Stands”
A special thank you to the Seattle Seahawk organization for helping to make this event possible!