Football Camp for Kids
NFL stars Peyton Manning and his brighter Eli have given time, money, and support to their city.
They will be donating more time at their family's summer football camp started by their father eleven years ago to help kids improve their skills in football.
This camp is not just a way to help kids excel in a sport.
It is also a place for them to make new friends, learn about teamwork, and get away from the mess in New Orleans.
Most of the kids that attend the camp play on their high school football teams.
Since Katrina, many schools have been struggling to find the funds to afford new equipment and in some cases, new playing fields.
Hosting the kids at the camp is a way to lift their spirits and be able to play football on clean fields.
Since the Manning brothers are from New Orleans, they were some of the first NFL stars to return and begin helping people rebuild their lives.
The camp is just another way they can help.
Most of these kids want to go to college and play football and someday maybe even get into the NFL.
They will need to keep practicing and find places where they can do this safely.
The camp can offer this and more.
By working with professional coaches and players, the kids will learn valuable lessons about sports and about leadership.