The Professional Football Players Mothers Association, Southern Region, will join former NFL Players and the Former NFL Players Association, Atlanta Chapter in making an impact in the lives of others with a massive sneaker drive on May 15, 2021 in Atlanta, GA at the Atlantic Station Green.

In addition to the sneaker donation drive, there will be a Panel Discussion at 12 pm, which will include Mothers of the NFL Players and former NFL Players, featuring Vince the Voice Bailey as the emcee. The event will begin at 11am and conclude at 2pm. For information on how to donate NEW or gently used not abused sneakers you can see the website at www.ecosneakers.org.

Founder of Eco Sneakers(.ORG), Bobby Johnson reflected on the impact of Mothers in his and the lives of so many others.”

What is the “Inspire Change” movement?

The entire NFL family is committed to conversations and actions that move us towards a more equal and just tomorrow. Inspire Change showcases how NFL players, clubs, and the league are joining together to ensure that access to opportunity is a reality for all and to create progress in police-community relations, criminal justice reform, and education and economic advancement. Join the conversation using #InspireChange

What is SPIKE The Sneaks?? This program gives purpose to the sneakers that you are no longer wearing. Fans  are encouraged to pull out those used, not abused sneakers and running shoes that they don’t wear; the ones that sit in the garage, in closets, or under the bed, and DONATE them. #SAVEWATERDON8URSHOES

It takes 2200 gallons of water to create a pair of sneakers! It can take up to 65000 pairs of sneakers to make a football field.

Who is Eco Sneakers(.ORG)?

Eco Sneakers connect like-minded individuals who share a philanthropic spirit and provide a platform for giving back through shoes/sneakers and volunteering. They encourage humanitarian and environmental responsibility using the influence of sports to engage fans, athletes, youth, and communities in sustainable behaviors and practices. Their initiatives have supported many nonprofits aimed at helping families during the pandemic crisis.

Click here for full  5/3/21 PFPMA Media Release.

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