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Ron Jaworski and NFL Alumni Raise $200,000 for Charity Programs

Next Year's Ron Jaworski Celebrity Golf Challenge Scheduled For June 12-13, 2016

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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Former Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Ron Jaworski visited NFL Alumni Association headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ today to present NFLA President Joe Pisarcik with a check for $100,000 to support its "Caring for Kids" and "Caring for Our Own" programs.

The donation is a result of a partnership between Jaworski's Jaws Youth Playbook and NFL Alumni Association in which the two organizations worked together to put on the 31st Annual Ron Jaworski Celebrity Golf Challenge.

"I'm thrilled to be able to unite this great cause with the NFL Alumni Association. Working together has made a bigger impact across the board," said Ron Jaworski, who serves as Chairman of the Board for the NFL Alumni Foundation.

The 2015 edition of Jaworski's annual golf event was held at Atlantic City's Harrah's Resort and Blue Heron Pines Golf Club June 14-15. The two-day celebration included a Pairings Party featuring food, cocktails, silent and live auctions, and a pair of golf tournaments the following day. The star-studded affair featured over 60 celebrity guests including Michael Vick, Jeremiah Trotter, John Runyan, Warren Sapp, Donovan McNabb and many more from the sports and entertainment worlds.

"I couldn't be prouder to have NFL Alumni associated with such a first-class event," said Joe Pisarcik. "These funds will help our organization support the retired football player community as well as child-focused charities around the country."

Jaws Youth Playbook and NFL Alumni also announced today that the 32nd Annual Ron Jaworski Celebrity Golf Challenge will be held June 12-13, 2016 Harrah's Resort and Blue Heron Pines Golf Club.

To date, the Ron Jaworski Celebrity Golf Challenge has raised more than $4.5 million dollars for charitable organizations.  

About Jaws Youth Playbook

Jaws Youth Playbook (JYP) is the foundation of Former Eagles QB and ESPN NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski. JYP works to improve the overall health and wellness of at-risk youth, primarily in the Greater Philadelphia region. JYP raises funds through several fundraising events throughout the year and awards funds to programs that are positively impacting youth health and wellness programs. In close partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, JYP grants are issued to programs and projects that will have a strong impact on health and wellness. For more information, please visit www.jawsyouthplaybook.org.

About the NFL Alumni Association

The NFL Alumni Association is a nationwide group of former National Football League players, coaches, and other employees whose mission is to serve, assist and inform former players and their families. The association offers a variety of medical, financial, and social programs to help member's lead healthy, productive and connected lives as well as community initiatives under its "Caring for Kids" programs. For more information please visit www.nflalumni.org.

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Bill Cook, NFL Alumni Association
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