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Hometown Huddle

An NFL and United Way initiative administered by the Marvin Lewis Community Fund to create a lasting change in the community.

The 2017 Hometown Huddle project will take place at the Life Learning Center in Covington, KY on Tuesday, October 17th!

A Tradition of Community Outreach
The Hometown Huddle is an NFL/United Way initiative that happens in each NFL market on the same day and is meant to promote volunteerism and create a lasting impression in the community. The Fund administers this event each year on behalf of the Bengals and is proud to continue this tradition of community outreach. We coordinate all aspects of the project from concept to execution on build day, coordinating hundreds of volunteers and also procuring in-kind and cash donations to fund the entire project.

In 2017 we are excited to bring our efforts to the Life Learning Center, located in Covington, Kentucky. We plan to enhance the existing amenities by adding an outdoor play structure with rubber flooring as part of the child care facility that is offered to those who are enrolled at the LLC. To complete the outdoor area we will include shaded picnic tables, benches and planters. We will also do some interior painting to create a closet area that will be filled with donated clothing. LLC participants will have access to this amenity as they begin job interviews, embarking on the new chapter of their lives.

It will take several sponsorships and many volunteers to make this project come to life! We are extremely fortunate to have received some corporate gifts and grants for the project to date, but we are still in need of funds to complete the entire scope. Please consider a gift to help us bring the project to life!

If you are interested in joining our team please contact Natalie Anderson, Director of Programs, at nanderson@marvinlewis.org or 513.381.5437.