News

Berks NFL Stars Rally For Recreation

READING, Pa - Two Wilson High School graduates who've made it in the NFL are raising money to give back to their community tonight.

The Gilmore-Henne Community Fund is holding its Rally For Recreation fundraiser at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center.

Miami Dolphin Quarterback Chad Henne and Tampa Bay Buccaneer Tight End John Gilmore both played football at Wilson.

The proceeds from tonight's fundraiser will be used to clean up area playgrounds, and encourage neighbors to help keep them clean.

We're hoping that helping to revitalize these parks in the way we're trying to do it, will help filter out into the community and it won't just stop at the parks, Gilmore said.

Several local celebrities attended tonight's fundraiser, along with several other NFL players.


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102

56°F

Overcast

TONIGHT

  • %

This Week's Circulars

Latest from the newsroom