Local NFL Celebrities to Play the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team
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Co Hosts Josh Morgan (Washington Redskins) and Desean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles) have partnered with other teammates and NFL Players to raise funds for amputee charities and awareness for amputees challenges.
PRLog – Apr. 19, 2013 – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Co Hosts Josh Morgan (Washington Redskins) and Desean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles) have partnered with other teammates and NFL Players to raise funds for amputee charities and awareness for amputees challenges.
MOVE FORWARD, is the slogan of Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics (MCOP). MCOP uses this slogan to motivate its lower limb amputee patients and staff when delivering premium care to military amputees. MCOP will sponsor the event on June 1st in Bowie, Maryland and is the exclusive provider of prosthetic devices to Walter Reed Medical Center with the support of the Department of Defense.
The “1st Annual NFL Players and Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game” is being held to raise awareness of the abilities of the amputee wounded warriors following their rehabilitation, training and provision of appropriate prosthetic technology. All proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to charities that directly impact the continued care and lives of wounded warriors with amputations.
Date: June 1st, 2013 gates open at 5:30
Location: Bowie Baysox Stadium, 4101 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716
NFL and Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Teams:
Washington Redskins, Fred Davis, Darrell Young, EJ Biggers – Philadelphia Eagles – Fletcher Cox – Miami Dolphins – Richard Marshall – Atlanta Falcons – Asante Samuel – Veteran Players – Robert Bailey (Dallas Cowboys) and others
Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST)
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, continuing to push the limits of prosthetic technology during their athletic demonstrations at charity softball games will challenge the team of Pro Athletes and play regularly throughout the USA.
Yellow Ribbon Fund http://www.yellowribbonfund.org
The Yellow Ribbon Fund who help support the continued care of injured service members
and their families. The military provides world-class care while injured service
members are in the hospital. But sometimes gaps open up between the support the
military can provide, and the support the injured and their families need.
Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) http://www.woundedwarrioramputeesoftballteam.org
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, continuing to push the limits of prosthetic technology during their athletic demonstrations at charity softball games. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) mission is to raise awareness, through exhibition and celebrity softball games, of the sacrifices and resilience of our military, and highlight their ability to rise above any challenge.
Wounded Warrior Project: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org
The Wounded Warrior Project who provide unique, direct programs and services to meet
the needs of injured service members.
Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics (MCOP) http://www.mcopro.com
Local D.C. prosthetic provider Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics (MCOP), will sponsor the event. MCOP is a nationally recognized provider of prosthetic services for amputees. Each and every amputee under their care is assured to get the most comfortable, high functioning prosthesis available. They are the exclusive civilian contractor for lower limb prosthetics to our nation’s wounded warriors returning home from serving overseas, located on-site at Walter Reed National Military Center.
About The DeSean Jackson Foundation:
The DeSean Jackson Foundation was founded in 2009 by DeSean Jackson, of the Philadelphia Eagles, and his mother, Gayle Jackson following the untimely death of DeSean’s father, Bill Jackson, who died from Pancreatic Cancer. The foundation serves as an advocate for Pancreatic Cancer awareness and advocates for social awareness and responsibility for the most vulnerable women, families and children in our communities. http://deseanjacksonsfoundation.org