The HOF Players Classic and Foundation commitment is to assist and honor the Hall of Fame Players who are the legacy of the NFL and through their talent have made immeasurable contributions to the sport of football. Funds raised at each event assists members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, particularly those who played the game in the early years, who are facing difficulties long after the conclusion of their football careers.
Created and overseen by Pro Football Hall of Fame Players themselves as a way to raise awareness of the Hall of Fame and NFL Players ongoing plight for assistance. These Legends are actively participating in events to raise awareness and funds for fellow Players in need. Funds from the HOF Players Foundation and HOF Players Classic events are dedicated to assist the many legendary Players who played during football's early years and are now facing personal difficulties and challenges. The HOF Players Foundation will continue to solicit and secure sponsorship for the benefit of the Players as long as there is need for assistance.
Andrew Morton/ HOF Players Foundations Attorney - Partner at Handler Thayer LLP and Chair of the firm's Sports and Entertainment Law Group. Andrew’s innovative practice operates at the intersection of celebrity and philanthropy, comprising all aspects of high-profile nonprofit engagement – from the initi al formation of a tax-exempt organization, to the ongoing oversight, compliance, governance and reporting consistent with legal requirements and best practices. His clients include professional athletes, Olympians, actors, entertainers, artists, chefs and others with a strong personal brand. http://www.handlerthayer.com/morton_bio