Falcons Making an Impact in the Community

The entire Atlanta Falcons roster spent the morning volunteering at 12 locations across metro Atlanta for the annual Hometown Huddle event. Take a look at pictures from the day.

On Tuesday morning, the entire Atlanta Falcons roster made visits to 12 different locations across metro-Atlanta, as part of the NFL's annual Hometown Huddle event. Falcons Owner and Chairman Arthur Blank and President and CEO Rich McKay also participated in the activities.

At M. Agnes Jones Elementary School, Matt Ryan, Jonathan Babineaux, Brooks Reed , Jacob Tamme, Malliciah Goodman, Adrian Clayborn surprised a group of third grade students in the school's gymnasium to take them through a warm up and five different stations.

The students and players quickly gravitated towards one another, making for an exciting morning for all involved.

"Any time you get a chance to see the kids smile and light up and have a good time, you can throw the record out," said Ryan. "It's about impacting the community and I think our organization does a great job of that."

The appearances didn't stop at just the seven schools, Falcons players also made visits to a Publix grocery store, SAFE House, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta- Scottish Rite and Crossroads Community Ministries.

Blank stresses the importance of community involvement, and this was evident as the Falcons are the only team in the NFL to have had their entire roster participate in the event.

"We are about winning on Sunday's — or any other day of the week that we play— we are about winning every other day of the week with our community involvement," Blank said.

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