NFL & United Way Launch National Character Education Program


NFL & United Way Launch National Character Education Program

On Thursday, April 28, the National Football League (NFL) together with United Way Worldwide will announce a new national character education program.

Members of the media are invited to attend this launch event at Ariel Elementary Community Academy in Chicago, IL. NFL, United Way Worldwide, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and Chicago Bears executives will be in attendance.

WHAT: NFL & United Way Character Playbook Launch Event
Interview and b-roll opportunity of United Way, NFL, and EverFi executives; b-roll opportunity of NFL Draft prospects interacting with middle school students.

WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2016
10:00am CDT
Media may arrive at 9:30am CDT (check-in will be at front door reception area)

WHERE: Ariel Elementary Community Academy
1119 E 46th Street
Chicago, IL, 60653

WHO: Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner
Brian Gallagher, United Way Worldwide President and CEO
George H. McCaskey, Chicago Bears Chairman
Wendy DuBoe, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago President and CEO
Melissa Stark, NFL Network
James “Big Cat” Williams, Chicago Bears Alumnus 1991-2002

A number of NFL Draft prospects will also be in attendance, including:
Eli Apple
Joey Bosa
Kevin Dodd
Chris Jones
Shaq Lawson
Darron Lee
Jarran Reed
A’Shawn Robinson
Laremy Tunsil
Carson Wentz

Please RSVP to confirm your attendance:

Brian Cooley
Chief Marketing Officer
EverFi 703-801-4572
Karyn Ruhl
Communications Manager
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago  847-431-7068