The Bennett Foundation in the Media

Mark Ulriksen’s “In Creative Battle”

Mark Ulriksen’s “In Creative Battle”

“I asked myself, What would King be doing if he were around today?” the San Francisco-based artist Mark Ulriksen says, about the civil-rights leader, the inspiration for this week’s cover.


Michael Bennett Hosts Native American Youth At Practice

Michael Bennett Hosts Native American Youth At Practice

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett hosted 80 local Native American youth from the Lummi and Nooksack Tribes at team headquarters this past weekend.


The story of Michael Bennett’s road to the NFL

The story of Michael Bennett’s road to the NFL

Bennett doesn’t measure success by his accomplishments on the football field, but instead by what sort of husband, father, brother, and son he is off it.


Michael Bennett named Seahawks nominee for Man of the Year Award

Michael Bennett named Seahawks nominee for Man of the Year Award

Bennett recognized for charitable work off the field.


Michael Bennett is Seahawks nominee for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

Michael Bennett is Seahawks nominee for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

As detailed by the team in a press release, among Bennett's activities are a foundation, The Bennett Foundation, that has worked to fight obesity through OCEAN Programing (fighting Obesity through Community, Education, Activity and Nutrition).


Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Nominated For Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year Award

Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Nominated For Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year Award

Few athletes have used their platforms more effectively than Bennett, which is why he was announced Thursday as Seattle’s nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.


Seahawks' Michael Bennett receives coin from Vietnam War veteran

Seahawks' Michael Bennett receives coin from Vietnam War veteran

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said he was honored by a gesture of support he received Sunday from a Vietnam War veteran.


Michael Bennett nurturing troubled teens

Michael Bennett nurturing troubled teens

The Seahawks Pro Bowl DE shares why it is so important to provide guidance and opportunity to the residents of the King County Youth Detention Facility, even setting up a gardening program for the teens.


Michael Bennett family children's book officially goes on sale

Michael Bennett family children's book officially goes on sale

Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and his family author new children's book on sale in Seahawks Pro Shop.


Seahawks' Michael Bennett appreciates support from Pearl Jam's Mike McCready

Seahawks' Michael Bennett appreciates support from Pearl Jam's Mike McCready

McCready wanted to show his support for Bennett during his performance of the national anthem. After the song, he revealed Bennett's No. 72 in Seahawks colors pasted on the back of his guitar.


Seahawks DE Michael Bennett Named In The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett Named In The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans

Michael Bennett was featured in The Root 100, an annual list of the most influential African Americans between the ages of 25 to 45.


Michael Bennett's spiritual journey to Lower Brule, South Dakota

Michael Bennett's spiritual journey to Lower Brule, South Dakota

The Lower Brule Reservation stands on the Missouri River in the central part of the state. It was here that Seahawks star Michael Bennett made a spiritual journey.


Monday Round-Up: Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett, Jordan Babineaux Lead Flood Relief Campaigns

Monday Round-Up: Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett, Jordan Babineaux Lead Flood Relief Campaigns

Seahawks Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett And Jordan Babineaux lead flood relief campaigns.


Seahawks to raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Seahawks to raise funds for Hurricane Harvey relief

Several Seahawks players, including defensive end Michael Bennett, safety Earl Thomas and former safety Jordan Babineaux have started fundraising campaigns to help those impacted by the storm.


Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Announces Campaign To Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Announces Campaign To Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Michael Bennett initiates fundraising for Hurricane Harvey victims through The Bennett Foundation.


Seahawks’ Michael Bennett is an Activist disguised as a Football Player

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett is an Activist disguised as a Football Player

Michael Bennett: football player and activist.


Philanthropy and Protest Part of Michael Bennett's Identity

Philanthropy and Protest Part of Michael Bennett's Identity


Monday Round-Up: Michael, Martellus Bennett Win ‘Shine A Light Award’ At 2017 BET Awards

Monday Round-Up: Michael, Martellus Bennett Win ‘Shine A Light Award’ At 2017 BET Awards

Michael and Martellus Bennett win the Shine A Light Award at the 2017 BET Awards


BET Awards Acceptance Speech: Michael and Martellus Bennett Win the Shine a Light Award

BET Awards Acceptance Speech: Michael and Martellus Bennett Win the Shine a Light Award

These two men are making room for women.


Tuesday Round-Up: The Bennett Foundation Partners With iamtheCODE

Tuesday Round-Up: The Bennett Foundation Partners With iamtheCODE

The Bennett Foundation partners with iamtheCODE


Seahawks DE Michael Bennett to help fund gardening program for youth

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett to help fund gardening program for youth

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is growing his list of charitable contributions quite literally.


Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Hosts Free Football Camp And Health Expo In Hawaii

Seahawks Defensive End Michael Bennett Hosts Free Football Camp And Health Expo In Hawaii

The Bennett Foundation hosts free O.C.E.A.N. Sports Camp at the University of Hawaii


Bennett brings NFL stars to host O.C.E.A.N. health camp in Honolulu

Bennett brings NFL stars to host O.C.E.A.N. health camp in Honolulu

Michael Bennett hosted his 5th annual O.C.E.A.N. health camp with 800 participants and coaches on hand at the University of Hawaii.


Chance the Rapper inspired Michael Bennett to donate all of his 2017 endorsement money

Chance the Rapper inspired Michael Bennett to donate all of his 2017 endorsement money

Michael Bennett vows to donate all of his endorsement money and half of his jersey sales in 2017 to help rebuild minority communities.


The Bennett Foundation To Support 100 Girls In Africa

The Bennett Foundation To Support 100 Girls In Africa

Michael Bennett and his wife, Pele, have partnered with the African-led global movement iamtheCODE to help get 100 marginalized girls in Africa into STEAMD fields.


Seahawks’ Bennett to host annual O.C.E.A.N. Fitness Clinic, Football camp

Seahawks’ Bennett to host annual O.C.E.A.N. Fitness Clinic, Football camp

Seattle Seahawks defensive end and two-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett will once again host Hawaii families at his annual O.C.E.A.N. Sports Camp


Michael Bennett Helps Kids Stay Healthy

Michael Bennett Helps Kids Stay Healthy

Seahawk Michael Bennett was on hand for a Family Health and Fitness Night at John Muir Elementary School, representing The Bennett Foundation and The Hope Heart Institute.


Seahawks Michael Bennett Hosts Free Football Camp and Health Expo

Seahawks Michael Bennett Hosts Free Football Camp and Health Expo

Seahawks star Michael Bennett clearly doesn’t understand the concept of a vacation. Just look at what he’s doing now.


Seahawks Renaissance Man Michael Bennett: “I’m Just A Different Type Of Person”

Seahawks Renaissance Man Michael Bennett: “I’m Just A Different Type Of Person”

Welcome to the mind of Michael Bennett, who in addition to being a Pro Bowl defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, is one of the more complex people you could ever hope to come across


Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett Talks Football, Family and a Foundation

Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett Talks Football, Family and a Foundation

How the Bennett's family gives back and keeps their famous football star grounded


Michael Bennett Launches Foundation to Fight Childhood Obesity

Michael Bennett Launches Foundation to Fight Childhood Obesity

The founding of The Bennett Foundation


Bennett Foundation Hosted “Great Events” Over the Weekend

Bennett Foundation Hosted “Great Events” Over the Weekend

The Bennett Foundation hosts 2016 Dinner and dinner and auction and Ocean Health Fest at Camp Korey in Carnation


Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Launches Charity Foundation with Bike Ride

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Launches Charity Foundation with Bike Ride

Michael rides his bike around Bellevue with kids from The Boys & Girls Club to kick off his charity


Artist Keegan Hall sells drawings of Michael

Artist Keegan Hall sells drawings of Michael

Proceeds of the sale are going to The Bennett Foundation


Football Camp: Alief, Texas

Football Camp: Alief, Texas

The Bennett Foundation brings football camp to Alief, Texas


Partnering with The Hope Heart Institute

Partnering with The Hope Heart Institute

The Bennett Foundation partners with The Hope Heart Institute


Partnering with Safeway

Partnering with Safeway

The Bennett Foundation partners with Safeway