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Irsay Family, R.E.M. Work To Reduce Stigma Around Mental Illness Through "Kicking The Stigma" Initiative
A :60 public service announcement for "Kicking The Stigma" was created in cooperation with the band R.E.M. using their song "Everybody Hurts." The goal is to bring the message to a national audience through placement on CNN, Fox News and The NFL Network as well as being shown locally in Indianapolis.
Colts, Irsay To Highlight Nonprofits, Charities In 'My Cause My Cleats' Campaign
More than 60 Indianapolis Colts players – as well as the Irsay family and Head Coach Frank Reich – will participate in the My Cause My Cleats campaign, during which players may wear customized cleats during a game to highlight and support the charitable organization of their choice.
Colts Players Share Plan To Make Lasting Social Impact, Target Systemic Racism
Indianapolis Colts players Jacoby Brissett and Zaire Franklin, as well as head coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard, issued a statement after Friday's practice, expressing why the team decided not to practice on Thursday to instead focus on action items to directly address racial injustices.
Colts, Irsays To Help Expand Leadership Programs For Local African American Youth
The Indianapolis Colts and team owner and CEO Jim Irsay today announced a gift to the Center for Leadership Development (CLD), the Indianapolis nonprofit that for four decades has transformed the lives of African American youth in overcoming pervasive challenges by equipping them for post-secondary success with the tools, values and skills needed to flourish and enrich their communities.
'Mighty' Mason Garvey, 9, Passes Away After Courageous Battle With Cancer
"Mighty" Mason Garvey, a huge Indianapolis sports fan who had grown extremely close with Colts cornerback Kenny Moore II and others within the organization the past couple years, has passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 9 years old.
Why The Colts Are Celebrating Juneteenth
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, but up until recently hadn't gained the proper historical notoriety and recognition it deserved. Recent protests demanding an end to systemic racism and police brutality have brought the importance of these efforts to the forefront, however, and accordingly the Indianapolis Colts have officially made Juneteenth a company holiday.
Remembering 'Mr. Indianapolis,' Chris Beaty
Chris Beaty, 38, a popular Indianapolis-area promoter who also served as a pregame entertainment staffer for the Indianapolis Colts, died tragically the night of May 30 in a senseless shooting incident near downtown. Here are some tributes from just a few of the people who can say they knew "Mr. Indianapolis" best.
Challenge Met: Jim Irsay Adds $1 Million Donation For Gleaners Food Bank
After challenging Indianapolis Colts fans to raise $200,000 to help fund relief boxes for Gleaners Food Bank, team owner Jim Irsay today made good on his promise to donate an additional $1 million for his fellow Hoosier neighbors.