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Patch

Gift To Warrick Dunn Charities To Provide Homes For 100 Families

“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.”

NBC News

Former NFL player Warrick Dunn makes dreams come true for families in need

“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

Augusta woman gets big surprise at new house

“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.”

Fox 5 Atlanta

Former Falcon Warrick Dunn Helps Family

Thanks to a partnership between former Falcon’s runningback Warrick Dunn’s Homes for the Holiday’s program and retailer Aaron’s Inc., single mother Ronyelle Worthy walked into her new home that she bought through Habitat for Humanity and finds it fully furnished (a value of around $10,000).

Warrick presents home to emotional recipient

Atlanta Magazine

We asked prominent Atlantans what drives them to volunteer—and why you should too

“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.”

MEDIA COVERAGE

ESPN

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

NBC

Former NFL Star Warrick Dunn Surprises Single Mother With New Home

“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.”

Link to Radio broadcast - Mike Francesca with Warrick Dunn

WFAN Sports Radio

PRESS RELEASES
RECOGNITION

2016 Dream Catchers Award

Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals

2016 Martin Luther King Jr.

Community Service Awards

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Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.
229 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 675
Atlanta, GA 30303

IMPROVING LIVES / INSTILLING HOPE / INSPIRING COMMUNITIES