Families took to the bowling alley hoping not only to score some strikes but also to help “strike out domestic violence”.
United Way of Central Carolinas presented NFL receiver Steve Smith with its “Leading the Way” award at a fundraising event in Davidson last night. Organized by United Way’s Mooresville-Lake Norman office, the event had more than 100 attendees and raised just over $25,000 for United Way through sponsorships and donations.
Speechless. For anyone who has interacted with Steve Smith Sr., they know he is not one to be at a loss for words. But speechless is exactly what he was when told he would be nominated as the Ravens’ representative for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award
Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. could have understandably bailed on this year’s holiday charity event in Baltimore. After all, he’s not far removed from season-ending Achilles surgery and is getting around with his right leg propped up on a cart. But Smith didn’t miss giving back to the community where he said he still works (yes, even though he could retire).
Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. hosted the team’s 11th Holiday Helpers event at the Target on Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills with about a dozen teammates Monday evening, a cheerful event for the children participating and the host, who suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon injury on Nov. 1.
Wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. was announced as the Ravens’ nominee for the Salute to Service Award presented by USAA. The award honors an NFL member who demonstrates an exemplary commitment to honoring and supporting the military community.
It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Steve Smith Family Foundation, along with our partners, is raising awareness and funds in Charlotte and Baltimore! We’re even collecting toiletries for two area agencies, working hard combat domestic violence and support survivors
My name is Steve Smith Sr., and you might know me as an undersized wide receiver who played 14 NFL seasons. You’ve seen a lot of me on TV, some of it unflattering. And as I step away from the fame and the media and a life captured on SportsCenter, there are a few things I’d like you to know about who I really am.
THE START catches Steve Smith off guard. Slow reactions are unusual for an athlete who’s accustomed to standing on a line and waiting for someone else’s signal to run. But here he is, the veteran wide receiver, talking and joking right down to the command, “Set!” He’s not paying attention when the starter screams, “Go!”
Steve Smith Sr. has scored nearly 80 touchdowns and piled up more than eight miles worth of receiving yards as a wide receiver in the National Football League.
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