Cincinnati Bengals Community Service News
Geno Atkins donates $100K to the Freestore Foodbank fund amid COVID-19
Cincinnati Bengals defensice tackle Geno Atkins donates $100K to the Freestore Foodbank fund amid COVID-19.
Bengals Fan Cutouts Raise $34,000 For Local Charities
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Unable to host fans at their home opener Sunday against the L.A. Chargers, the Bengals ran a fan cutout program to get fans' pictures into seats at Paul Brown Stadium. The team views the program as a success as it raised over $34,000 for six of the Bengals' longstanding community partners and filled the designated endzone sections in the stadium.
Aaron Hancock of Wyoming High School Wins Paul Brown Coaching Award
Aaron Hancock, the head football coach at Wyoming High School who last season led the Cowboys to a Division IV state runner-up finish, was named as the 2019 season winner of the Paul Brown Excellence in Coaching Award. The award has been given annually by the Bengals since 2002. It honors outstanding high school football coaches in the region and includes a $7500 Bengals donation to Wyoming High School's athletic department.
Wyoming's Aaron Hancock Named Paul Brown Coaching Award Recipient
Aaron Hancock, the head football coach at Wyoming High School who last season led the Cowboys to a Division IV state final four appearance, was named today as the 2019 season winner of the Paul Brown Excellence in Coaching Award. The award has been given annually by the Bengals since 2002. It honors outstanding high school football coaches in the region and includes a $7,500 Bengals donation to Wyoming High School's athletic department.
Juneteenth Commemorative Flag Raising
The Bengals participated in events commemorating Juneteenth at Cincinnati City Hall on Friday, June 19. The Juneteenth flag, a symbolic representation of the end of slavery in the United States, was raised over Cincinnati City Hall. Juneteenth marks the day on June 19, 1865, that Union soldiers told enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, that the Civil War had ended and they were free. The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in the South in 1863 but it was not enforced in many places until after the end of the Civil War in 1865.
Bengals To Support United Way of Greater Cincinnati During Draft-A-Thon
The Bengals will support United Way of Greater Cincinnati as part of the NFL's Draft-A-Thon, a massive fundraising campaign aimed at raising much-needed funds for COVID-19 relief efforts. A portion of funds raised through the Draft-A-Thon will go directly to United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
Bengals Donate To Eight Foodbanks In Ohio, Indiana And Kentucky
The Bengals are donating $250,000 across eight foodbanks serving Central and Southern Ohio, Southeast Indiana and Kentucky. The donation will allow these foodbanks to provide over 1 million meals to people in more than 120 counties.
Bengals & NFL Donate $250,000 to Harrison High School for New Turf Field
The Bengals and the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program teamed up to contribute $250,000 to Harrison High School to install a new synthetic turf field. The new game field, along with a practice field that is also being built, will allow for more football games and practices, as well as other sporting events and community usage.
Fifth Third Bank Teamed Up With the Bengals To Help Pay Off Student Loan Debt
During the 2019 season Fifth Third Bank teamed up with the Bengals to help pay off student loan debt. Every time the Bengals offense had a drive of at least 53 yards, Fifth Third added $530 to a grand prize sweepstakes. At the end of the season, the Bengals had 46 drives of at least 53 yards which means, Bengals Banking customer, Tony, won over $28,000 to pay down his student loan debt. To learn more about becoming a Bengals Banking customer, visit 53.com/Bengals.
Bengals Help NFL Total 397 Million Minutes Worth of Volunteer Time With "Huddle for 100" Initiative
The Bengals and their fans helped the NFL with its Huddle for 100 initiative after the league announced a total of 397,253,630 volunteer minutes from 1,020,846 volunteers donating their time back to their communities.
A.J. Green, Bengals Tackle Hunger at Freestore Foodbank
Bengals WR A.J. Green was on hand Thursday, Jan. 23 to present his team's donation at the Freestore Foodbank's Mayerson Distribution Center. Campbell's Chunky® soup is donating more than 50,000 bowls of soup to the Freestore Foodbank, as part of the "Tackle Hunger" program, a partnership between Campbell Soup Company and the Bengals.