Lorenzo Alexander Visits East Middle School

On Friday, June 14th Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander stopped by East Middle School in West Seneca to speak to students about having quality character. The event kicked off with a fun True or False activity that was led by United Way of Buffalo and Erie County. After that, Lorenzo was asked questions dealing with…

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Certification Ceremony for Sojourner Truth Middle School

On Friday, May 31st New York Jets offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele spoke with 45 students from Sojourner Truth Middle School about having high character and managing emotions. The event was held at the Jets training facility as a reward for Sojourner Truth Middle School’s commitment to the online digital resource Character Playbook. All of the…

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New England Character Playbook LIVE

On Tuesday, May 28th New England Patriots players Matthew Slater, Deatrich Wise, and cheerleader Alex virtually interacted with more than 200 students from New Hampshire and Massachusetts about having good character and making smart decisions. This took place during the Character Playbook LIVE event held at Gillette Stadium. All three guided the participating students through…

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Character Playbook Celebration at Paul Brown Stadium

On Thursday, May 23rd students from East Clinton Middle School were rewarded for winning the Character Challenge in the Greater Cincinnati market by traveling to Paul Brown Stadium. The Cincinnati Bengals played host along with United Way of Greater Cincinnati to put on an event featuring Bengals legend and all-time leading scorer Jim Breech! Throughout…

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Indianapolis Character Playbook LIVE

On Monday, May 20th Indianapolis Colts players Zaire Franklin and Matthew Adams virtually interacted with more than 200 students from the Indianapolis area about building healthy relationships and making smart decisions. This was the first Character Playbook LIVE hosted in the Colts and United Way of Central Indiana area. Zaire and Matthew did a great…

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Celebration of Character Featuring Freddie Falcon

On Tuesday, May 14th Lovejoy High School was rewarded for winning the Character Challenge in the Greater Atlanta market. The Celebration of Character event featured a special guest appearance from the Atlanta Falcons mascot Freddie Falcon. The event started with a lot of energy from Freddie Falcon that included a dance-off with the Principal and…

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Philadelphia Character Playbook LIVE

On Thursday, May 9th Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jordan Mailata virtually interacted with more than 350 students from the Philadelphia area about having good character and making smart decisions. Jordan walked the students through a true or false activity and then answered questions asked by five students from different participating schools. Jordan answered each question…

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Carolina Panthers Character Playbook LIVE – Marlboro School District

On Tuesday, May 7th Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera virtually interacted with students from Marlboro School District in South Carolina. The event was aligned with the Carolina Panthers community service initiative called “Keep Pounding Day.” Coach Rivera spoke to more than 500 middle school students about the importance of healthy relationships and making smart…

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Carolina Panthers Character Playbook LIVE – Orangeburg School District

On Monday, May 6th Carolina Panthers Wide Receiver Torrey Smith virtually interacted with students from Orangeburg School District in South Carolina. The event was aligned with the Carolina Panthers community service initiative called “Keep Pounding Day.” Torrey spoke to more than 550 middle school students about the importance of healthy relationships and dealing with peer…

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Charvarius Ward and Byron Pringle Surprise Platte City Middle School Students

On Friday, May 3rd Charvarius Ward and Byron Pringle surprised more than 700 students at Platte City Middle School. This was a reward for Platte City Middle School winning the Character Challenge online social media contest for the Kansas City market, which asked students across the country to “BullyProof” their schools and post examples online.…

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