Friday , 22 May 2015

Tackle Poverty With Troy Polamalu, Win Stuff!

Tackle Poverty with Troy and Theodora Polamalu
Tackle Poverty with Troy and Theodora Polamalu

Troy Polamalu and his wife Theodora have teamed up to kick-off Tackle Poverty, an inspiring fundraiser that takes action to help raise awareness and money for less-fortunate people across the nation.

Huddle up

Here’s the deal. Forget the NFL and football for a minute. Imagine you’re on the field of life with Troy Polamalu. The game is Tackle Poverty in a league called Focus North America. The goal is to influence 10,000 people to give a little something to help people who need it. In this game, everyone involved is a winner. After all, the football season just so happens to coincide with the season of giving!

How to play

In an effort to raise money for those in need, we’re calling on you to become a team leader and share this campaign with your family and friends. All you have to do is make a donation of $10 or more, then take a few moments to create a fundraising page here and start drafting tacklers to your team. The tacklers on your team contribute donations that go toward providing homeless and less-fortunate individuals with hot meals, clothing, household goods, and assistance in getting jobs and stability back to their lives.

Win awesome prizes

  • Convince 25 new tacklers to join your team to get a free Tackle Poverty t-shirt
  • Recruit 43 new tacklers for a Steelers poster signed by Troy Polamalu
  • Influence 100 new tacklers to join your team and you will receive a jersey signed by Troy. In addition, you will also be entered into a drawing (on December 2nd) for a chance to win 2 tickets to a Steelers game!

Find the official outline of rules here.

Troy tackles and gives. Now is your chance to do the same. C’mon and be a team player… it’s easier than sitting on the couch watching Troy play football!

If you don’t think you have time or enough people in your network to start a team, you can easily donate to the cause here.

  • elizabeth

    Way to go Troy and Theodora!

  • Randy

    Tried seeting up a team but it didn’t work for me. Was I suppoed to make adontation first?

  • steeltowngurl

    go troy!!! <3 <3 <3

  • Pingback: Milkman Brewing Kickstarter Project in Boring Pittsburgh()

  • Boring Pittsburgh

    Update: Troy and Theodora raised over $40,000 with your help!

    @tpolamalu: Thanks for all you efforts in helping me and Theodora Tackle Poverty. We raised over $40,000! Watch this thank you…

Check Also

BurghVerified Bumper Sticker Twitter Winners List

November Twitter Contest Winners List

Earlier this month we tweeted a random picture of guts of a Pittsburgh tunnel and ...

We have an amazing summer planned and we hope you will be a part of it. Join this season for our popular summer camp and tennis academy programs. Learn to Play tennis or refine your skills. We have Adult lessons for every type of player.