49ers Foundation Newsletter July 2021

49ers Foundation

Register NOW for Kickoff: Players for a Purpose presented by SAP

Join 49ers Foundation Honorary Chairman, Jerry Rice, and your favorite 49ers players as we celebrate the start of the season and the 49ers Foundation’s 30th anniversary at Kickoff: Players for a Purpose, presented by SAP.

This incredible event will take place on Wednesday, September 1 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and is your first opportunity to come back home to Levi’s® Stadium for an evening of food, drinks, and interactive games with the 49ers team. Guests can bid on exclusive auction items, including once-in-a-lifetime 49ers experiences and memorabilia from your favorite players.

Since 1991 the 49ers Foundation has invested over $50 million back into historically underserved communities to support our mission to educate and empower Bay Area youth. All proceeds from the event will help level the playing field for the next generation of Faithful through our direct service programs, 49ers EDU presented by Chevron and 49ers PREP presented by U.S. Bank programs, and the backing of 49ers fans like you! Join us so we can continue to TACKLE POSSIBLE together.

For sponsorship opportunities with a VIP pre-event reception hosted by Jerry Rice, sponsor recognition, and exclusive meet and greets with 49ers Alumni Legends, explore our package options here or email foundation@49ers.com.

For individual ticket options, register here.

49ers Foundation Executive Director, Justin Prettyman, Previews Upcoming 49ers Foundation In-Person Events

During the 2021 State of the Franchise presented by Incogmeato, 49ers Foundation Executive Director, Justin Prettyman, spoke about the Foundation's 30th anniversary. Watch the full-length video here.

49ers HOF Inductee Bryant Young Speaks on Community Service

In honor of the 49ers Foundation 30th Anniversary, 49ers HOF Inductee Bryant Young spoke about the importance of community service and educating and empowering Bay Area youth. Check out the video here.

A Special Message from Rookie Guard, Aaron Banks on the Race to Tackle Poverty presented by Chevron

The results are in and Rookie Guard Aaron Banks has a special message for the Race to Tackle Poverty presented by Chevron top fundraisers, Team Ari, Stephanie S., and NETGEAR! Thank you to all who participated during the 49ers Foundation 30th Anniversary celebration. Check out the message here.
Dig For Gold

We're Hiring for the 2021 Season!

Are you interested in joining the 49ers Foundation team? We are currently seeking Event Sales Associates to help make an impact in our community through the 49ers Foundation's equipment sale, Dig for Gold, and the game day raffle. For more information visit 49ers.com/employment and apply today!

Dig For Gold Spotlight: Kelvin K.

And the winner for best virtual background goes to...Kelvin K. from San Jose! Kelvin secured all four of the banners that used to hang at Levi's® Stadium via the 49ers Foundation's Dig For Gold auctions and sales throughout last season. Upon getting each banner autographed on his own, Kelvin now has a truly one of a kind display to admire and share. Thank you for your support of the 49ers Foundation and Bay Area youth, Kelvin!

All proceeds from the Dig for Gold auction and sale directly support the 49ers Foundation's mission. Do you have any stories or 49ers Foundation Dig for Gold memorabilia collections to share? Email us at foundation@49ers.com for an opportunity to be featured!

Direct Programs: 49ers EDU Presented by Chevron

49ers EDU STEAM Education Playbook Distribution with CalHOPE

Over 13,000 Bay Area youth have received STEAM education playbooks through the CalHOPE and 49ers EDU Playbook Patrol. In an effort to reach more youth, we are still coordinating safe drop-offs to schools & community organizations. Learn more: 49ers.com/calhope

49ers EDU presented by Chevron leverages the game of football and Levi’s Stadium as platforms to excite children about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) concepts, sparking and fueling an interest in these subjects with students at an early age. 49ers EDU is steadfast in its commitment to serving students, teachers, and families—especially those furthest from resource and opportunity—to ensure our community's future workforce will be prepared through high quality and fun STEAM education.

Support the work of 49ers EDU

Direct Programs: 49ers PREP Presented by U.S. Bank

5 Drills to Improve on Your Footwork

Check out the drills with Ryan here

The 49ers PREP team presented by U.S. Bank is dedicated to providing drills and activities for youth to stay active at home. 49ers PREP coordinator Ryan Dillard shows how to work on your agility with five different ladder drills to increase your quickness. Make sure to listen to your body and make adjustments when needed. We challenge you to try these exercises and skills at home! If you have any videos you want us to see, share them on social media using #PREPSTARTSNOW.

49ers PREP presented by U.S. Bank empowers Bay Area youth to lead healthy lifestyles by engaging in physical activity and nurturing the growth of student athletes on and off the playing field. The program provides free non-contact activities for both boys and girls as well as additional programs to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities. 49ers PREP’s principal objective is to promote a culture of teamwork by creating safe opportunities for children of all backgrounds and abilities to play, grow, and have fun at no cost.

Support the work of 49ers PREP


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The 49ers Foundation harnesses football to educate and empower Bay Area Youth through a collective of innovative and community-focused strategies. From award-winning STEAM education and nationally recognized youth football programs, to impactful community partnerships with leading non-profits, we are tirelessly dedicated to inspiring the confidence and collaboration our youth need to tackle what is possible.

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All proceeds benefit the 501(c)(3) 49ers Foundation and its mission to educate and empower Bay Area Youth! Tax ID #77-0287514