Cleveland Browns Shon Coleman a winner off the field
(CLEVELAND, OH) - On Tuesday, OL Shon Coleman will visit young patients receiving treatment at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and deliver gifts for the holiday season in Angie’s Garden, along with local members of the US Marine Corps. Coleman, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and was cleared by doctors to return to football in spring of 2012, will also spend time with individual patients receiving treatment in the pediatric oncology unit.
The visit precedes the Browns First and Ten Toy Drive at FirstEnergy Stadium prior to Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Fans are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys for kids in need from Cuyahoga County. Members of the US Marine Corps will help collect donations, including monetary contributions, as fans enter the stadium beginning at 11 a.m. to support Toys for Tots. Last year, the Browns and fans helped provide thousands of toys and donations to local youth during the holidays. The First and Ten Toy Drive is part of the Browns’ continued effort to lift spirits of those in need throughout the holiday season.
The Browns are dedicated to #give10 through the team’s First and Ten initiative. Launched in June 2014, the Cleveland Browns First and Ten campaign is the team’s community program, established to inspire fans to volunteer in and help their communities throughout the world by volunteering for 10 hours each year. Through First and Ten, the Browns are the only NFL club to promote a long-term volunteering program that unifies the team and its entire fan base, with the goal of impacting every individual’s city across the globe, as well as the franchise’s local community. All Browns fans are encouraged to join the volunteering effort by signing the First and Ten pledge on the team’s website and by sharing their stories with #give10..
POSTED 12/05/2016 at 16:00