Month: June 2017

Jun
26

2017
BET Awards 2017 Honors Michael and Martellus Bennett

BET Awards 2017 Honors Michael and Martellus Bennett

The Bennett Foundation

At the 2017 BET Awards on June 25th, Michael and Martellus Bennett were presented with the Shine a Light Award for their philanthropic efforts. Michael and The Bennett Foundation was recognized; in particular, Michael’s pledge to put his endorsement money towards helping girls and women get into STEM programs. Martellus […] Read More

Jun
25

2017
The Bennett Foundation’s O.C.E.A.N. Sports Camp Heads to South Dakota

The Bennett Foundation’s O.C.E.A.N. Sports Camp Heads to South Dakota

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation set off for the Midwest on June 17 for the foundation’s first O.C.E.A.N. Sports Camp in South Dakota. We partnered with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to provide a day of learning, fitness, and fun. “It was just an inspirational trip,” Michael told King5 in an interview, “to […] Read More

Jun
1

2017
Promoting Heart Health for Renton Citizens

Promoting Heart Health for Renton Citizens

The Bennett Foundation

This May, The Bennett Foundation joined the Hope Heart Institute for the Renton Take Heart Health Fair at Renton High School. Local high-schoolers who participated in Teen Take Heart, a program which emphasizes health promotion and cardiovascular health for youth, helped educate attendees about making healthy lifestyle choices and reducing […] Read More