Congratulations to Bayfield Middle School in Bayfield, Wisconsin who will be spiking volleyballs over a brand new volleyball net in their after-school volleyball program thanks to the JJWF!
He may be staring down the opposition as a dominating defensive lineman for the Houston Texans and not the home team Green Bay Packers, but that didn’t stop Milwaukee’s “M” Magazine from including JJ and the work of his foundation in their November 2013 issue list of local game changers. “This is where I’m from and where everything really started for me,” says JJ. Excited and honored to be able to give back here in Wisconsin and to be included alongside the other 12 amazing individuals who are rocking the city!
In the same week that JJ’s high school will be honoring him through retiring his high school jersey, JJWF couldn’t be more excited to fund football equipment for Fondren Middle School (TX), and give more kids the opportunity to dream big and work hard!
Blessed to be able to support athletic programs in schools like Welch Middle School (TX) who recently received funding for flag football and soccer equipment and to make sure kids everywhere can continue dreaming big and working hard!
JJWF had a wonderful tour of YES Prep Public Schools – East End Campus in Houston. We are excited to provide funding for basketball, track and volleyball equipment as part of the school’s comprehensive educational program that prepares low-income students for success in a four-year college. Best of luck to you in the upcoming sports seasons!
The foundation is thrilled to provide funding to Risen Savior Lutheran (WI) for new soccer and volleyball uniforms. Wishing their teams all the best!
Texans Defensive End JJ Watt and offensive lineman Ben Jones pay a visit to Pin Oak Middle School to kick off the NFL Play 60 Challenge. Video.
The JJWF is thrilled to have donated football uniforms, helmets, hydration system, sideline markers, down marker chains, and a 5-man sled to Jackson Intermediate School (TX). To those athletes we say … DREAM BIG WORK HARD!
After attending the JJ Watt Charity Classic this past April which raised over $300,000 to support the foundation’s mission of providing after-school opportunities for children in the community, Matagorda Elementary sixth grade teacher Moria Gesford was able to turn around and help her own school receive a grant from the foundation to fund new sports equipment. You can read more about the story here.