Do Good with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team: 1,000 Volunteers Being Recruited to Help Communities
Robert Griffin III: “When it comes to making a difference, we’re all on the same team”
The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which has been in place for 31 years, recognizes 22 college football players and one honorary head coach who show exemplary community impact.
“The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team is a positive example of selflessness, generosity and strong character in college football,” said
More than 5 million young people from over 130 countries and every
“Athletes have always been at the vanguard of pushing boundaries and using their voice to make an impact. The commitment of this year’s Allstate AFCA Good Works Team members to making service a team sport and giving back in the face of unprecedented challenges over the last two years is truly inspiring,” said
This year’s Allstate AFCA Good Works Team has founded nonprofits, donated their name, image and likeness (NIL) earnings from endorsement deals to those in need, advocated for mental health, fought bullying, built houses in areas hit by natural disasters, mentored kids, and collected food for the hungry.
“It is astounding and inspiring to see how these young men on the 2022 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team have chosen to step up,” said Robert Griffin III, 2011
Volunteer opportunity highlights
Inspired by the causes most important to the 2022 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, DoSomething.org is highlighting many nationwide volunteer opportunities:
In the spirit of the great work done around mental health advocacy by
Northwesternquarterback Ryan Hilinskiand USCquarterback Caleb Williams, fans can join the It’s (NOT) All in Your Head campaign, which lets volunteers take the lead in sharing mental health resource posters with their communities.
Georgiawide receiver Kearis Jacksonhas championed food security, and now fans can, too. Tackle Hunger calls on people to collect and donate food items to their local food banks, while Soup Something fills the need for soup kitchen volunteers around the holidays.
- Other opportunities tied to Good Works Team causes include: Comeback Clothes, an effort to donate or recycle unwanted clothes and textiles to protect the planet; and Stacks On Stacks, which empowers individuals to run competitive drives to collect books for low-income areas.
About the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team ®
The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team was established in 1992 by the
About the AFCA
The AFCA was founded in 1922 and currently has more than 11,000 members around the world ranging from the high school level to the professional ranks. According to its constitution, the AFCA was formed, in part, to “maintain the highest possible standards in football and in the coaching profession” and to “provide a forum for the discussion and study of all matters pertaining to football.”
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