My Cause My Cleats

For the past three seasons, Russell has joined with players across the league to raise awareness for hundreds of nonprofits and causes near and dear to players’ hearts through the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign. This Sunday is no exception as Russell takes the field in custom cleats designed by local artist Sydney Noland and inspired by youth served by Friends of the Children.

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Why Not You Foundation and Metropolitan Grill Team Up As ‘3’ Partners

The Metropolitan Grill has been part of Russell’s Seattle tradition from day one – or game one – as he’s enjoyed his post-game meal with family and friends there after every home game since his rookie year.

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Russell celebrates Wheaties recognition by visiting Seattle Children's Hospital

After revealing his appearance through a Players’ Tribune article titled “The Box,” Russell celebrated the recognition by visiting patients of Seattle Children’s Hospital.

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Record-Setting $2.4 Million to Seattle Children’s Hospital to Benefit Strong Against Cancer

Teamwork. Partnership. Community. That’s how we did it. Together we were able to present a record-setting $2.4 million to Seattle Children’s Hospital directly benefiting its Strong Against Cancer initiative.

More than one million Safeway and Albertsons customers across Washington and Alaska “pressed yes” at the check stand, joining hundreds of partners and supporters who participated in the Foundation’s annual Wilson Celebrity Invitation Golf Tournament to raise funds and raise awareness of the break-through work being done at Seattle Children’s.

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It’s time to introduce one of the great organizations our foundation supports, Bellevue LifeSpring.

Nutrition is critical to a child’s development, education and overall health, which is why the Why Not You Foundation is partnering with Bellevue LifeSpring to make sure that during breaks in the school year families don’t have to worry about how to feed their children.

Together, with organizations like Bellevue LifeSpring, we can and will change the world.

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Why Not You Foundation, Seattle Symphony, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Benefit Concert Raises Nearly $1.4 Million To Support Youth, Equity and Access To The Arts

Last night, the Why Not You Foundation joined forces with the Seattle Symphony and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for an inspirational one-night-only benefit concert at Benaroya Hall in support of greater equity and opportunities for youth, and access to the arts. This special evening was hosted by Russell Wilson, conducted by Seattle Symphony Associate Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta, and featured individual and collaborative performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony.

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