Category: Activity

Nov
26

2018
Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

The Bennett Foundation

Burn off those extra Thanksgiving calories! Thanksgiving has come and gone as it does every year. The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion […] Read More

Sep
7

2018
The Importance of Recess

The Importance of Recess

The Bennett Foundation

September is best known for three words, back to school. Every school day, millions of children spill out onto their school playgrounds, a perfect time for physical and social activity. When Michael and Pele started The Bennett Foundation, their goal was exactly that, to raise awareness about childhood obesity and promote […] Read More

Aug
24

2018
Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

The Bennett Foundation

Earlier this summer Michael Bennett joined Athletes for Impact, (A4I) an advocacy group comprised of athletes who have openly taken a stand on social issues.   Bennett connected with the group to answer a few questions & talk about his new book titled, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable,” a sports book for the turbulent times, a memoir, and […] Read More

Jun
14

2018
Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

The Bennett Foundation

On Tuesday June 12th, Michael Bennett had the chance to have a discussion about his book, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable” at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books in Philadelphia. Michael got the chance to answer questions, meet guests, read from his book, and sign copies. We’re excited to continue […] Read More

May
4

2018
Survive the Summer

Survive the Summer

The Bennett Foundation

For professional football players the offseason is the perfect time to get some mental rest and spend time with their families, but it also is a chance to get ready for a new season to kick off. If the players decided not to study their playbooks, exercise, or stick to […] Read More

Apr
13

2018
Family Fun in Philly

Family Fun in Philly

The Bennett Foundation

Photo property of Visit Philadelphia. “The City of Brotherly Love” is both historic and fresh with lots to see and do. As the foundation begins branching out in Philadelphia, we thought it would be best to scope out all the exciting, family-fun activities that we’re eager to accomplish! The first […] Read More

Mar
1

2018
Michael Bennett’s Recommended Reads

Michael Bennett’s Recommended Reads

The Bennett Foundation

With a little over a month to go until Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin’s book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, is released, we thought that it would be good to give you some suggestions to read in the mean time! After a visit with the Seattle Public Library, Michael picked […] Read More

Feb
22

2018
7 Ways to Exercise As a Family

7 Ways to Exercise As a Family

The Bennett Foundation

As parents, it’s important to set a good example for your kids, and making good choices about exercise is no exception. As kids, you’re able to motivate your parents to get out and get active. You don’t have to be going on six mile runs everyday to show them that […] Read More

Feb
16

2018
Michael Bennett Shares His Thoughts on ESPN’s ‘Dear Black Athlete’

Michael Bennett Shares His Thoughts on ESPN’s ‘Dear Black Athlete’

The Bennett Foundation

In a pre-taped segment, Michael Bennett addresses the current state of the relationship between police and the black community. In the address, he distinguishes against policing and serving, and how critical it is that officers get involved in the community. “Serving is showing up to community events…It’s just about being […] Read More

Feb
2

2018
12th Man Max Meets Michael Bennett with the Make-A-Wish Foundation

12th Man Max Meets Michael Bennett with the Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Bennett Foundation

While in Orlando for the NFL Pro Bowl, Michael Bennett got the chance to meet with football fan and Seattle native Max Zamberlin. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 16-year-old Max got to pose for some photos and get his #72 jersey signed by Michael. When asked about the […] Read More