KAREEM JACKSON FOUNDATION HIGHLIGHTS
Tee Up with Texans Raises $74,000
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Texans’ cornerback, Kareem Jackson, hosted his first annual Tee Up with Texans
at the TopGolf Houston-Katy with the event raising $74,000 for the Kareem
Jackson Foundation which looks to provide opportunities and resources to
families with children battling cancer and women battling breast cancer.
was joined by teammates, JJ Watt, Johnathan Joseph and more than a dozen more, as
they traded in their helmets and uniforms for clubs and tees as they become
celebrity golfers for the evening full of point-scoring golf games alongside
fans and foundation supporters. Drew Daugherty from Texans TV served as emcee
while guests enjoyed drinks, great food, fun golf games, and exciting auctions.
is a cause near and dear to my heart with my sister and mother both cancer
survivors,” said Jackson. “I am so thankful to all those who came out to support
me and the Foundation.”
from the event will go to fund programming for the Kareem Jackson Foundation.
There are two marquee programs launching later this year. The Pretty in Pink
luncheon will honor women who are battling and those who have achieved victory
over breast cancer with VIP treatment. Also the Foundation will be hosting
Christmas in July which will provide patients and their siblings with an
unexpected special day to lift spirits. Each July, Kareem will partner with one
of Houston's Children's Hospitals and a team of elves to pass out gifts to
those in need.
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