Arthur Blank funds Atlanta program to help people who stutter: It’s personal

Arthur Blank never let his stutter be a hindrance to his success. That was thanks in large part to his determination and the support of his mother, who always told him that his words mattered. Now Blank wants to help others who have the speech disorder. The Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and…

NFL star Khalil Mack pays off hometown Walmart’s holiday layaways

NFL star Khalil Mack donated $80,000 to pay off all active holiday layaway accounts at his hometown Walmart ahead of this year’s holiday season. The Walmart in Fort Pierce, Fla., announced earlier this month that Mack made a donation to the retail chain to wipe out all customer debt at the store. The donation, which…

The Caw: The Beautiful Friendship Of Cancer Patient Coby And Jacoby  

Former Ravens wide receiver/returner Jacoby Jones came back to M&T Bank Stadium to surprise Baltimore’s Coby R., 11, as he continues to battle aggressive brain cancer. The two have a long friendship that gives each other strength amidst hard times. Source: The Caw: The Beautiful Friendship Of Cancer Patient Coby And Jacoby  

Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Team Up With Fear 2 Freedom To Provide Care Packages

Tuesday evening was a powerful night for the Washington Redskins cheerleaders and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation as they partnered with Fear 2 Freedom to put together 150 care packages for victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Fear 2 Freedom (F2F), a non-profit organization founded by Rosemary Trible in 2011, hosts ‘Celebration…

Former NFL star addresses suicide, mental illness stigma

Source: Herald Times / Chris Howell Herschel Walker was running just a bit late. The former Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings running back, the same one who set NCAA rushing records at the University of Georgia on his way to a Heisman Trophy and then tallied more than 13,000 all-purpose yards in his All-Pro professional football…