Pros vs. Joes ping pong tournament | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons kicked off Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's with a ping pong tournament between Atlanta Falcons Rookies, high school football players and active military. The week of events focuses on giving back to the military.
Mattress Firm provides movie night to children at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The Atlanta Falcons partnered with Mattress Firm to surprise 25 children in need with a movie night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium complete with beds on the field for a premium viewing experience. The kids were also treated to bicycles and toys from Santa as well as visits from Falcons players and cheerleaders.
Allen Bailey hosts holiday shopping spree for kids in Georgia
Allen Bailey was driven to make the holidays a little brighter for kids in Georgia. The defensive end gave select group of kids a shopping spree to make sure they had something special for themselves and their loved ones this year.
Singing loud for all to hear | Falcons carol at children's hospitals
Atlanta Falcons players, cheerleaders, and staff spent time caroling at two hospitals in the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta network to spread cheer to the kids and their families who are spending the holidays away from home.
Thank You Coach | Falcons reunited with former coaches
Several current Atlanta Falcons players took an opportunity to thank their former coaches by inviting them to Atlanta for the weekend. The players wrote letters thanking the coaches for everything they did for them and visited with them after the team's walk-through.
Falcons community All-Stars honored at annual Community Honors Dinner
The Atlanta Falcons players who spent the most time giving back to the community in 2019 were celebrated during the annual Community Honors Dinner this week. Ricardo Allen was named Man of the Year, Falcons CEO Steve Cannon received the Salute to Service Award nomination and coach Matt Land received High School Coach of the Year.
Falcons participate in 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign
From the Atlanta Humane Society to the American Diabetes Association, Atlanta Falcons players are supporting causes important to them in Week 14. More than half of the Falcons roster will wear specially decorated cleats against the Carolina Panthers to raise awareness.
Families of fallen heroes surprised with custom jerseys honoring loved ones
Head coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons invited 94 families in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) to Mercedes-Benz Stadium where they received custom, military themed jerseys honoring their loved ones. The evening is one part of a larger weekend full of events for the families.
Baby shower honors expecting veteran mothers | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Salute to Sisterhood baby shower for expecting veteran mothers; Atlanta Falcons Women's Association attended as guests to mingle with the expectant mothers. The event was a part of the team's Salute to Service Week, presented by Zaxby's.
Giving back to homeless veterans | Salute to Service Week
Blank Family of Businesses associates came together to create care packages for homeless veterans currently at the Veteran's Empowerment Organization (VEO); including items such as gloves, blankets, toiletries, etc. The event was part of the team's Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's.