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Former Carolina Panthers awarded NFL grants for their foundation work

Steve Smith and Charles Tillman among former NFL players recently awarded funds to further work of their nonprofit organizations. By Kallan Louis, qcitymetro.comOriginal Article: https://qcitymetro.com/2019/03/03/former-carolina-panthers-awarded-nfl-grants-for-their-foundation-work/ Former Carolina Panthers Steve Smith and Charles “Peanut” Tillman have both retired from the NFL, but they’re continuing to impact their communities in positive ways. The NFL Foundation announced on […]

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Steve Smith Sr. helps provide kids with shopping spree

By Carolinaweekly, thecharlotteweekly.comOriginal Article: https://thecharlotteweekly.com/news/2018/12/steve-smith-sr-helps-provide-kids-with-shopping-spree/ PINEVILLE — Growing up, Steve Smith Sr. was an angel kid, which meant donors to such organizations as the Salvation Army helped provide Smith and his family with Christmas gifts and other support. Now after a successful 16-year NFL career, the Waxhaw resident has made it a mission to give […]

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#AccessGrantedCLT: Why Uninsured Doesn’t Have to Mean Unhealthy

By Grace Kennedy, sharecharlotte.orgOriginal Article: https://sharecharlotte.org/stories/accessgrantedclt-why-uninsured-doesnt-have-mean-unhealthy No one should have to choose between eating dinner or going to the doctor. That’s the philosophy driving these Charlotte-area nonprofits, all of which provide free or low-cost healthcare services to low-income families.  Their services cover a broad spectrum of physical and emotional healthcare needs, but at the core […]

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Steve Smith Sr.: My personal battle with depression

By STEVE SMITH SR., nfl.comOriginal Article: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000944106/article/steve-smith-sr-my-personal-battle-with-depression (video interview included) In a matter of four days in early June, the world was shocked and saddened by the suicides of two renowned and highly successful figures: Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Each had a profound impact on society prior to death. Their legacies live on and […]

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SSFF Donates Blankets to CMPD for Homless

By Alex Shabad , WCNC.com Original Article: http://www.wcnc.com/weather/steve-smith-donates-2000-to-help-cmpd-give-blankets-to-homeless/505268296 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the Arctic blast continues to hold an icy grip on Charlotte, there is now a widespread impact as city leaders work to help the homeless. On Friday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department announced a new effort to help homeless people in the brutal cold. Meanwhile, […]

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