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“I wanted to do something that was a little bit more impactful, not just handing out turkeys,” he said in an interview with CNN. “I wanted to do something that had a real impact in the community.”
“The donation from Baton Rouge entrepreneur Ryan D. “Jume” Jumonville is the largest gift in the 22-year history of the nonprofit. To date, WDC has provided 170 families with a first-time, permanent homes.”
“It’s the gift-giving season and one Stockbridge woman received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday morning from former Falcons player Warrick Dunn.”
“Warrick Dunn played football for 12 seasons in the NFL but he says his teamwork off the field has been far more meaningful — building homes for families in need alongside Habitat for Humanity.”
The Augusta Chronicle
“Archie, a teacher at Glenn Hills Middle School and a single mother to four boys, purchased her new Ash Street home about a week ago but wasn’t allowed to move in until Tuesday. That’s because Warrick Dunn Charities was busy outfitting the home with thousands of dollars worth of furnishings, including a fully stocked refrigerator and cabinets.”
“It’s my mom’s legacy,” says Dunn of his program, Home for the Holidays, which works with Habitat for Humanity and other partners to provide opportunities for homeownership. “I’m living out her dream through other single parents. And it’s been one of the greatest joys.”
Watch Warrick Dunn’s interview on Dan Le Batard’s ESPN show, “Highly Questionable”
Warrick Dunn talks about how starting the Warrick Dunn Charities has been therapeutic for him and shares a touching moment.
ESPN Black History Month
“Warrick Dunn, an NFL veteran who spent 12 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has donated 173 homes to single parents through his charity alongside Habitat for Humanity. All Access spoke to one of those parents, certified nursing assistant LaToya Reedy, who was able trade her overcrowded living arrangement for a new house thanks to Warrick’s kind deed. ‘I am so humble and gracious for this experience for what they have done for my son and I … This is now my safe haven,’ she told Access.”
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Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.
235 Ponce De Leon Place
Suite M – 306
Decatur, GA 30030
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