Every participant will receive one complimentary ticket to a 2018 Soul game and the chance to advance to the Finals!
The School District of Philadelphia,
and The Fund for The School District of
Philadelphia have partnered with the Think
AED initiative to raise funds to ensure every
Philadelphia public school has working
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
Donations help us meet our goal of
raising $175,000 for The School District
of Philadelphia’s office of Health, Safety
and Physical Education to purchase much
needed replacement supplies for existing
AED units in middle and high schools as
well as AED and CPR training for students
On Tuesday April 3rd, The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia partnered with The Jahri Evans Foundation and a team of world renowned Philly DJs will host our KEEPING THE BEAT happy hour. The main event, a listening party, will be held from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at CODA (1712 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103) in Center City Philadelphia followed by an extended mixer.
Jahri Evans, Superbowl XLIV Champion and Green Bay Packers Right Guard, supports Think AED's mission is to raise awareness to ensure public school systems have the the funds to purchase lifesaving Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and supplies.
The Jahri Evans Foundation was created to illustrate to student athletes that academic excellence paves the way to athletic excellence through encouragement, determination and hard work. The Jahri Evans Foundation helps students further their education and athletic career by providing scholarships and sponsoring an Annual Free Youth Football and Cheer Camp instructed by NFL players and professional cheerleaders. We have since expanded our community outreach to include all students, military veterans and community groups of all ages. On a mission to affect change the foundation has provided thousands of dollars in charitable donations to health organizations such as The National MS Society and The American Cancer Society. We have built homes for military veterans and provided college scholarships and much needed supplies and equipment to schools, students and community organizations.
Along with motivating all students to achieve academic excellence we also inspire and help our students maintain good health. The Jahri Evans Foundation urges students to get involved in ongoing physical activities to promote a healthy lifestyle and lessen the chances and complications of diabetes, heart disease and other health issues that may arise as a result of childhood obesity.
Jahri is currently the spokes person for the "Think AED" campaign launched in September 2016 by The Louis T. Savino, III Foundation and The Philadelphia School District; dedicated to increasing awareness of, and preventing, sudden cardiac death (SCD) in youth. The Jahri Evans Foundation along with The Louis T. Savino, III Foundation is committed to working towards the goal of having every Philadelphia School equipped with a working AED.
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