Founded in 1967, the National Football League Alumni Association is the most well-known and well-respected retired player organization.
A non-profit organization comprised mainly of retired National Football League players, coaches, professionals, cheerleaders, spouse and associate members. The focus of NFL Alumni is to serve, assist, and inform players in their post-NFL lives. The Association offers a variety of medical, financial, educational, and social programs to keep members and their families healthy, productive and connected.
NFL Alumni also has a traditional mission of “Caring for Kids” across the country. Player alumni give back in their local communities by raising funds for youth-related charities through their 35 regional chapters. It is a tradition that has existed for more than 50 years. Alumni support typically raises more than $5 million dollars for worthwhile causes.
The NFL Alumni Association Philadelphia Chapter offers a series of resources and support for its alumni members and also serves as a connection to supporting and serving community based organizations. NFL Alumni Association provides you and your family with valuable resources, connects you with fellow NFL Alumni, and creates opportunities for you to help your community.
Specifically, its Caring For Kids programs, brings together members of the NFL Alumni to fulfill the organizations stated mission of Caring for Kids. A 501 (C) (3), NFL Alumni, Inc. carries out its mission by actively raising funds for youth-oriented charitable causes and engaging hands-on service to foster the development of our youth.
Chartered in 1967, the organization was formed to address such player-welfare issues as pension benefits. As the NFL became more active in this area, the NFL Alumni restructured in 1977 into a non-profit charitable and education association.
Whether they are at work, playing in a charity golf classic or visiting hospitals, NFL Alumni demonstrates a sense of community and Caring for Kids.