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2023 My Cause My Cleats
My Cause My Cleats celebrates the positive impact that players make in their communities by providing them with a unique opportunity to highlight the charitable partners that they are passionate about on their cleats. On December 3 at the Tennessee Titans, more than 60 members of the Colts organization, including players, Head Coach Shane Steichen, General Manager Chris Ballard, and the Irsay family will sport custom-designed cleats and footwear.
2023 Horseshoe Helpings
The Indianapolis Colts and US Foods teamed up with Citizens Energy Group, Hensley Legal Group, Lucas Oil Products, Meijer and UPS on to distribute Thanksgiving meals to 2,000 Indianapolis families in need. The 11th annual Horseshoe Helpings featured Colts players, Cheerleaders and local volunteers helping to pack and distribute more than 43,000 pounds of food through both drive-thru and walk-up stations at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Community Tuesday: Unified Flag Classic
The Indianapolis Colts hosted the second annual Colts Unified Flag Classic at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.
The "unified sports" concept was first developed by the Special Olympics to provide high school students with and without intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate together on a team and collectively represent their school in sanctioned activities, providing a quality experience of training and competition in an inclusive environment.
Kicking The Stigma Colts and Bears joint service project
The Colts participated in a joint service project with the Bears at the Grand Park Events Center. Players and coaches from each team built Kicking The Stigma Kits for elementary-aged children that promote kindness, provide stress-relieving activities, and raise awareness about the importance of being kind and wrote thank you notes for mental health professionals that will be delivered throughout the community on World Mental Health Day, October 10th.
Hope To Dream 2023
The Indianapolis Colts and Kenny Moore II teamed up with Ashley to host Hope To Dream, an evening event surprising 50 local children in foster care with brand-new beds and beds sets!
The children receiving the beds were identified by Hands of Hope, which is dedicated to supporting families, kids and others involved with the foster care system.
Mental Health Awareness Month: "Stronger Together"
In an effort to join the national movement and raise awareness, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month and our goal to continue to kick the stigma by educating Colts fans and the Indiana community, providing resources, and advocating for change in the space.
In part, we are launching our exclusive "Stronger Together" T-Shirt, created by Homefield, to represent the strength in numbers and our community. Proceeds from the Kicking the Stigma Collection benefit the Kicking The Stigma Action Fund. Available online and in the Colts Pro Shop at Lucas Oil Stadium.
2023 Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala
Former Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano returns to Indianapolis for the 11th Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala joined by Washington Commanders Head Coach and cancer survivor Ron Rivera. Chuckstrong has raised nearly $14 million for cancer research at the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center to support cancer research focused on improved treatment options for patients.
The Irsay Institute Launch Event
At a kickoff event for the new Irsay Institute, IU President Pamela Whitten joined Kalen Jackson, vice chair and owner of the Indianapolis Colts, and Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the IU College of Arts and Sciences and director of the institute, to celebrate the opening. The Irsay Institute, a new research institute at Indiana University in Morrison Hall on the IU Bloomington campus, has formally launched its mission to become a leading national center for addressing the stigma surrounding mental illness and other health issues such as HIV, epilepsy, cancer, dementia and addiction.