DALLAS TX - FEBRUARY 02: DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles speaks with the press at the Super Bowl XLV media center after accepting the "2010 GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year" award on February 2 2011 in Dallas Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
We were hit with a slew of stories about Eagles players' and their charity efforts this weekend.
NFL Star Builds Home For Single Mom | NBC Miami
Asante Samuel started his Bring it Home Single Moms Foundation to provide low-income single mothers with the opportunity of affordable home ownership. The concept was inspired by Samuel’s own experiences, growing up the son of a single mom and seeing the sacrifices single mothers make to provide their children with better opportunities.
NFL star DeSean Jackson talks bullying in Oakland
Jackson, the former Cal and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver, is making the rounds delivering to students - and San Quentin inmates on Friday - a couple of messages. One, work hard and don't lose sight of your dreams, and two, don't be a bully, condone or even ignore bullying.
Eagles tight end Celek surprises students, staff at assembly - phillyBurbs.com : Courier Times
Willow Dale Elementary School students and staff were surprised and excited when Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek popped into their assembly about healthy living recently. The school won the visit from Celek when Willow Dale's name was picked during the Fuel Up to Play 60 "My Breakfast Promise" contest sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association. Schools entered the contest by getting 200 student signatures promising they'd do their best to eat breakfast and exercise every day.
Delaware charity: Eagles players contribute free time to a good cause | The News Journal | delawareonline.com
While waiting for the NFL lockout to end, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek, offensive lineman Todd Herremans and first-round pick Danny Watkins joined more than 50 AmeriCorps volunteers on Wednesday to work on six homes in Wilmington being rehabilitated by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County.