Community Programs

Each year the Falcons create and run several programs in the community. Check out some of the main community projects and navigate deeper into the site for more information.

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First Down for Fitness
Elementary and middle school students (grades 3-7) are challenged to eat healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle.
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Green Team
Rise Up and Recycle with the Atlanta Falcons and Novelis. Learn how you can join the Green Team.
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Read with a Falcon
Read alongside your favorite Falcons players and cheerleaders with this online reading program.
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FalCan Food Drive
The Falcons host its annual food drive benefitting the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
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Toys for Tots
The Falcons partner with O'Reilly Auto Parts and the United States Marine Corps to host its annual toy drive.

Community Quarterback Award
Volunteers (ages 13 and up) across the State of Georgia are honored for their dedication to bettering the community.
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Youth Weekend at Training Camp
Youth under the age of 17 are invited to take part in fun activities during the Falcons training camp in Flowery Branch.
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Atlanta Falcons Junior Cheerleaders
Girls ages 5-16 have the chance to perform during half_time at a Falcons home game.
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Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders
See what's new with the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders and Show Troupe.
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Falcons Rookie Club sponsored by United Healthcare of Georgia
Falcons Rookies make several community appearances throughout the year. This program introduces the players to different ways they can give back to the Atlanta community.
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Heroes in the Classroom
The Atlanta Falcons and Symetra Financial are partnering to recognize Heroes in the Classroom. Sixteen K-12 teachers across the state will be named a Symetra Hero in the Classroom during the 2010 NFL season. Winners will be selected based on their ability to balance the core curriculum with students' individual needs; build trust among students, parents and the community; and invest in their students' long-term success.
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Hometown Huddle
The Falcons teams up with United Way for this league-wide day of community service and fan appreciation.

Falcons Fitness Flag Crew
Civic and non-profit groups from across that state participate in pre-game entertainment by unfurling a giant Falcons flag during before kick-off at each home game.

Atlanta Falcons Women's Association
Spouses of Falcons players, coaches and staff assist with various community service initiatives throughout the season.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
The Falcons celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through school visits, football camps and other events throughout the state.

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Breast Cancer Awareness
The Falcons players, cheerleaders, associates and women's association participate in several events throughout the season to support efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. Read More »

Back to Football Friday
Back to Football Friday is a national celebration of NFL team pride. Read More »
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  • Matt Ryan's Shop with a Pro - 2014

    Posted Dec 17, 2014

    Matt Ryan and his wife, Sarah, were joined by the Falcons Rookie Club,as they surprised a group of children from Action Ministries with a shopping spree

  • Falcons Serve Thanksgiving Meal in Community

    Posted Nov 26, 2014

    Giving back to the community for Thanksgiving, the Rookie Club, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, and several veteran players prepared and served food at Crossroads Community Ministries in Atlanta.

  • Falcons Trade Places with Southwest Employees

    Posted Nov 19, 2014

    Atlanta Falcons players took a trip to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where they were put to work by Southwest checking bags, directing planes and giving announcements to travelers

  • Falcons Visit Dobbins Air Reserve Base

    Posted Nov 19, 2014

    TE Bear Pascoe, RB Jacquizz Rodgers and DE Cliff Matthews honored members of the military for military appreciation month by visiting Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta.