Indianapolis – For the 12th year, the Indianapolis Colts and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will celebrate "Anthem Angels…Honoring Everyday Heroes," Hoosier public and civil servants who have made community contributions beyond the call of duty, but may have received little public recognition.
One "Anthem Angel" is selected and notified prior to each regular season home game. Each "Angel" receives four VIP tickets, a feature story in the Colts gameday magazine (The Scout) and on Colts.com, as well as special recognition on the stadium big screen.
Jared is the co-founder and president of Kammy's Kause, the largest fundraiser in the United States for the 4p- Support Group. He started the nonprofit 16 years ago to raise awareness and funding for the genetic disorder 4p-, or Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome. Kammy's Kause is named after Jared's 17-year-old daughter, Kamdyn, who was born with this rare chromosome disorder. To date, Kammy's Kause has raised more than $500,000, all of which has been directly donated to the 4p- Support Group.
Jared loves being able to create a lasting, positive impact on the world, especially with a cause that is so close to his heart and family. When asked what he loves most about volunteering, Jared said "I love being the change I wish to see in the world. It has to start somewhere, who better than with you? What better time than now?"
The Colts will accept nominations for future "Angels" at Colts.com/AnthemAngels through December 1. Nominees should be employed in human service-related professions, from first responders to educators and social workers. Nominations also must include a brief essay about the nominee, sharing their efforts that make him or her a hero.