Seahawks Represent Charitable Causes Sunday As Part Of NFL's 2022 My Cause My Cleats Initiative

The Seahawks will once again take part in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats Initiative during Sunday’s game against the Rams.

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When Seahawks players take the field for Sunday's game in Los Angeles, they'll not only be representing their team and their fans back in Seattle, they'll also be representing various causes that are near and dear to their hearts.

As part of the NFL's annual My Cause My Cleats initiative, Seahawks players, coaches, members of the front office and Seahawks Legends will wear custom cleats/shoes representing different non-profit organizations that make a difference in Seattle and around the world.

"It's an opportunity to tap our guys on the shoulder and remind them that they can give of themselves in some way," said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, who will represent the Teaching for Black Lives campaign. "By amplifying somebody else's voice, giving somebody else a chance or whatever they decide. I like the freedom of it and the creativity of it for the guys to have a chance to express themselves and do what they do. I just think it's a cool idea. And in particular, when you get somebody's word out for them, or if you're representing a group or an effort or campaign that somebody's on, you're doing good stuff. And the more we can stay connected to the fact that that's available to us, it's good. And our guys have always been great about it, but this is a pretty specific shot at doing something, so I encourage everybody to take part."

Players will support causes ranging from social justice to cancer awareness to mental health to gun violence prevention to youth empowerment, among others, by wearing custom cleats during Sunday's game against the Rams. After the game, many of the cleats will be available for auction to raise money for the charities represented by those shoes.

Below is the full list of Seahawks My Cause My Cleats participants:

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PlayerOrganization
Al WoodsYoung Women Empowered
Artie BurnsDream Defenders - Miami
Austin BlytheTaterTough Foundation
Carson TinkerC4 Foundation
Charles CrossNAMI - Mississippi
Coby BryantOhio Coalition Against Gun Violence
Cody BartonYellow For Life
Colby ParkinsonChildren's Hunger Fund
Darrell TaylorVirginia Mason Franciscan Health
Darryl JohnsonAllen Family Center
Dee EskridgeGreenpeace
DeeJay DallasJustice for Black Girls & War Party Movement
Drew LockAmerican Diabetes Association
Geno Smith7 Sunday Heroes
Poona FordPlay Like a Girl & National Breast Cancer Foundation
Jake CurhanIntercept Poverty
Kenneth Walker IIILe Bonheur Children's Hospital Foundation & Honoring Devin Chandler
Kyle FullerNAMI - Texas
L.J. CollierPancreatic Cancer Action Network
Mike JacksonThe Race Foundation
Myles AdamsCommunity Passegeways
Nick BelloreDavid Warsen Legacy Foundation
Penny HartSafeHouse Outreach
Phil HaynesTreehouse
Ryan NealNAMI - Indiana
Shelby HarrisFPIES Foundation
Tanner MuseSeattle Humane
Tariq WoolenCenter for Transforming Lives
Uchenna NwosuBoys and Girls Club of King County
Colby ParkinsonChildren's Hunger Fund
Will DisslySeattle Humane
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Coach/StaffOrganization
Chuck ArnoldAmerican Cancer Society - ACS
Cliff AvrilChampions of Change
Pete CarrollTeaching for Black Lives
John SchneiderBen's Fund
Doug BaldwinChampions of Change
Michael BennettChampions of Change
Walter JonesSeattle Children's
David StricklandNATA Foundation & K9s for Warriors
Shane WaldronAngelman Syndrome Foundation
BlitzKicks 4 Kids
Seahawks DancersBroadview Domestic Violence Shelter

Seahawks players, dancers, and staff will wear custom designed cleats and shoes supporting causes they feel passionate about during Week 13 at the Los Angeles Rams on December 4, 2022.

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