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Pro Player Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to address the needs of underserved children by raising dollars and awareness through special events and programs. The foundation partners with athletes to achieve philanthropic and community needs.


Established in 2004 - Founded by Darren Bennett, John Carney, and Steve Christie, who are all former NFL placekickers. Bennett was a punter for the San Diego Chargers (1994-2003) and Minnesota Vikings (2004-2005). Mr. Carney was a placekicker for the Cincinnati Bengals (1987), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1988-1989), Los Angeles Rams (1990), San Diego Chargers (1990-2000), Jacksonville Jaguars (2007), Kansas City Chiefs (2007), New York Giants (2008), and New Orleans Saints (2001-2006, 2009-2010). Mr. Christie was a placekicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1990-1991), Buffalo Bills (1992-2000, 2008), San Diego Chargers (2001-2003), and New York Giants (2004).


Pro Player Foundation

Public charity




C/O 550 West C Street 1700 San Diego, CA United States 92101

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