Russell Wilson and Ciara have spent the last year using their considerable platforms to make a difference in numerous ways, fighting against systemic racism, raising money for millions of meals to feed people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to raise money for Strong against Cancer to fund life-saving immunotherapy treatment and more.
Now, Ciara and Wilson, who won the 2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, are using their voices to help raise education and awareness to encourage people to get vaccinated. On Sunday, April 18, Wilson and Ciara will host an hour-long "Roll Up Your Sleeves" special that will feature appearances by President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama and numerous other celebrities.
"Roll Up Your Sleeves" will be produced by ATTN:, a media company that aims to “call attention to the inspiring, the innovative, and the untold through meaningful stories with a macro impact." The special will air Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBC.
Also scheduled to appear are Dr. Anthony Fauci, who will be interviewed by Matthew McConaughey; former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal; "This is Us" star Sterling K. Brown; Billy Crystal; Faith Hill; Eva Longoria; Jennifer Hudson; "Hamilton's" Lin-Manuel Miranda; Demi Lovato; Joel McHale; Kumail Nanjiani; Ellen Pompeo; Lana Condor; Jennifer Lopez; Ken Jeong; Joe Jonas; Amanda Seyfried; Wanda Sykes and Jane Seymour.
Russell Wilson's community service efforts have been numerous and varied, a big reason he has received the 2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award and 2022 Bart Starr Award. Take a look at photos of Wilson in the community from throughout his time with the Seahawks.