49ers Foundation Newsletter February 2021

49ers Foundation

Happy February, Faithful!

The 49ers Foundation is taking full advantage of the off-season to elevate our mission to even greater heights. The 49ers Foundation’s direct service programs use football as an avenue to educate and empower youth in the Bay Area and beyond. We will continue to enhance digital and distance learning options and continue to expand existing programming to impact the lives of thousands of youth, especially those furthest from resources and opportunities.

Thank you for your commitment to supporting the 49ers Foundation and remaining faithful to the next generation.

Justin Prettyman, Executive Director, 49ers Foundation

In Case You Missed It - Nick Bosa Gets Interviewed by Teen Reporter

The young 49ers fan and 49ers Foundation supporter, Royce, won the incredible opportunity at the 49ers Foundation's Kickoff: Players for a Purpose auction to interview the 49ers star defensive lineman, Nick Bosa! Hear from Nick Bosa in a fun and exclusive interview here with 15-year-old Royce.

Want to win exclusive once-in-a-lifetime opportunities like this one? Email us at foundation@49ers.com for more information about upcoming 49ers Foundation events.

Dig For Gold

Dig For Gold

The Dig For Gold sale offers 49ers fans the opportunity to purchase unique, one-of-a-kind items that come straight from the team's locker room. The sale includes signed footballs, team-issued 49ers gear, practice-worn jerseys, memorabilia from current and former players and much more! Check out the Dig for Gold sale at 49ers games at Levi's® Stadium and various team events throughout the year. All proceeds support the 49ers Foundation's mission to educate and empower Bay Area youth.

Dig for Gold Spotlight: Brian Nitenson

Meet Brian, a 49ers Foundation supporter and longtime 49ers Super-Fan! A Bay Area native from Daly City, Brian loves getting game worn items for his growing memorabilia collection from Dig for Gold, which benefits the 49ers Foundation and the communities Brian has grown up in. Brian says, "Taking part in once-in-a-lifetime experiences and owning items is priceless. One of my favorite items that I own is Kendrick Bourne's game worn jersey that I just adore. His game ethic, character, and heart will always be cherished in 49ers lore. Other cool items won in the Foundation auctions were autographed Bosa, Sherman, and Garoppolo jerseys."

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

Playbook Patrol Delivery for Napa County Students

Thanks to the safe delivery from the 49ers EDU Playbook Patrol presented by CalHOPE, students from Napa County learned the importance of mental and physical health for both themselves and professional athletes through lessons straight from the 49ers EDU Playbook.

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.

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

49ers PREP Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

On February 3, 49ers PREP presented by U.S. Bank, celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day! 49ers PREP continues to empower the growth of girls in football through various programs and events.

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.


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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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