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Falcons Announce Refurbished Equipment and Field Repair Grant Recipients

The Atlanta Falcons and the NFL Youth Football Fund recently awarded grants to 17 youth/prep football programs and/or organizations that demonstrated a significant need for funds to refurbish football equipment or make minor field repairs. As a leader in the community and a strong supporter of youth football initiatives, the Atlanta Falcons, through the NFL Youth Football Fund Matching Grant program, were able to provide $16,900 in grants.

Refurbished Equipment Grant Recipients:
Atkinson County High School (Pearson, GA)
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire (Savannah, GA)
East Hall Middle School (Gainesville, GA)
Fulton County Sandy Springs Saints Football, Inc. (Sandy Springs, GA)
Georgia Supreme Athletics, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)
McEachern Youth Football & Cheerleading (Powder Springs, GA)
Meadowcreek Mustangs Touchdown Club, Inc. (Norcross, GA)
Newton High School (Covington, GA)
Ola High School (McDonough, GA)
South Atlanta High School (Atlanta, GA)
Stephenson High School (Stone Mountain, GA)
Therrell High School (Atlanta, GA)
Tri Cities High School (East Point, GA)
Veterans High School (Kathleen, GA)

Minor Field Repair Grant Recipients:
Crawford W. Long Middle School (Atlanta, GA)
Hart County High School (Hartwell, GA)
Metro Athletic Network, Inc. (Lithonia, GA)

The NFL Youth Football Fund (YFF) seeks to use football as a catalyst to promote positive youth development, support youth and high school football nationwide and ensure the health of football in future generations. The scope of this encompasses development strategies including formal grant programs, public policy advocacies, curriculum development, and working with USA Football (non-profit organization endowed by the YFF to serve as a governing body for youth and high school football) regarding the standardization of policies and procedures.

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