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As part of his Family Foundation, Buffalo  Bills LB Chris Draft took 200 hand-picked students from various local schools to a movie theater to view “The Blind Side” as a platform to encourage kids to stay on the right path:  http://www.buffalonews.com/cityregion/story/917058.html


Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Olympic superstar Usain Bolt are planning on having a running race for charity, but they have yet to decide a distance.  Johnson had a record time at the NFL combine at 4.24 seconds, and Bolt is the world record-holder for 100m so they are hoping to find some common ground: http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4794525

Amid all of the other priorities that football players have this time of year, three players of the New York Giants found time to give back to their own charities and provide cheer or inspiration to those who need them: http://blog.nj.com/njv_mark_diionno/2009/12/charitable_work_by_ny_giants_g.html

Buffalo Bills LB Chris Draft visited hospitalized children on Monday as part of a football clinic:  http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Draft-visits-with-special-children/5caca92e-6e14-495c-a330-1b678666dd7c

Charles Woodson, Green Bay Packer and University of Michigan alumnus, has pledged $2 million to University of Michigan’s Mott Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital. This will help provide funding for research in the The Charles Woodson Clinical Research Fund for the hospital that will open in 2012. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4691757

A few members of the Buffalo Bills, including Terrell Owens and Chris Draft, went over to Buffalo City Mission to help serve Thanksgiving meals to the less fortunate and also to count their own blessings: http://www.wivb.com/dpp/living/Bills-help-serve-meal-at-City-Mission

Drew Brees has recently partnered with Warner Bros. to commemorate his achievement of passing 5,000 yards in a season by selling lithographs with all proceeds going to Brees Dream Foundation and New Orleans Saints charities.   Details can on how you can purchase one of these lithographs can be found here: http://www.drewbrees.com/program_detail.cfm?id=13

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