The Bennett Foundation in the Media
Our Foundation's President was honored to speak at The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s 108th Commencement.
The keynote speaker for both ceremonies was Michael Bennett, humanitarian, author, NFL defensive lineman and founder of our Foundation.
NFL Great Michael Bennett To Host 5th Annual O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest For Hawai'i Families
Get ready for two exciting days of family, football and fun as NFL Super Bowl Champion Michael Bennett is set to host his 5th annual O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest. (O.C.E.A.N. is an acronym for fighting Obesity through Community, Education, Activity and Nutrition.)
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
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
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
Bennett recognized for charitable work off the field.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Seahawks Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett And Jordan Babineaux lead flood relief campaigns.
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
Michael Bennett initiates fundraising for Hurricane Harvey victims through The Bennett Foundation.
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
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
These two men are making room for women.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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”
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
How the Bennett's family gives back and keeps their famous football star grounded
Michael Bennett Launches Foundation to Fight Childhood Obesity
The founding of The Bennett Foundation
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
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
Proceeds of the sale are going to The Bennett Foundation
Football Camp: Alief, Texas
The Bennett Foundation brings football camp to Alief, Texas
Partnering with The Hope Heart Institute
The Bennett Foundation partners with The Hope Heart Institute
Partnering with Safeway
The Bennett Foundation partners with Safeway