Titans TE Delanie Walker hosts ‘Back to School Cool’
Posted By:  Sean Cox
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker was at Lighthouse Christian School Wednesday to host “Back To School Cool” as part of his Delanie Walker Gives Back Foundation.

Walker was on hand to pass out backpacks and school supplies to local middle school students from around Nashville.

Coming from a single parent home, it’s events like this that really hit home for the Titans tight end.

“I grew up in a single parent household and mom couldn’t always get us brand new backpacks and stuff like that, and so this is something I felt like I could do to give back to the community where I can give you brand new backpacks and school supplies and help the parents out a little bit,” Walker explained.

“It feels good when you can unzip that backpack and pull out that fresh paper and a nice pencil. It makes it feel good; I know it did when I was a kid,” he continued.

The goal of his foundation is to impact the lives of 20,000 at-risk Nashville and Middle Tennessee students by the end of 2017.

See the original article, here: www.wkrn.com



 
 
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