Fans Asked to Donate Used Sports Equipment on Sunday


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Calling all Titans fans, it's time to clean out your closets and garages!

The Titans are partnering with the Sports Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Nissan Stadium for the "Play It Forward" equipment drive.

Fans attending Sunday's Titans-Bills game are encouraged to donate gently used sports gear at collection locations positioned outisde of Nissan Stadium in an effort to support underserved youth and high school athletes and athletic programs in the area.


The Sports Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a charitable effort dedicated to helping ensure Middle Tennessee area children have access to the opportunities sports and team membership provide – ultimately, helping them succeed in school and in life.

Sports and team membership provide:

• A sense of belonging, self-esteem, hope, and the inspiration of coaches
• A source of activity, particularly in those critical after-school hours
• A "hook" to attract kids to nonprofit programs also offering tutoring

As a permanent endowed source of funding, The Sports Fund will distribute grant funds to nonprofits and community programs in Middle Tennessee that work proactively to prevent a range of issues facing our children: childhood obesity, gang membership, teen pregnancy, high school dropout rates, and more.

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