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01-06-2017 by AO52

Annual Kickoff 4 Kids Charity Weekend

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The Amobi Okoye Foundation will be hosting its Annual Kickoff 4 Kids Charity Weekend on June 9-10, 2017. This exciting weekend will commemorate the foundation’s 10 year anniversary and will collectively celebrate Amobi Okoye’s 30th birthday, a well-deserved tribute for the Autoimmune Encephalitis Survivor. Okoye launched the foundation in 2007 with a heartfelt mission to give hope to kids and...

20-04-2017 by AO52

4th Annual Friends For Wishes BBQ Cook-Off

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Join former Texan Amobi Okoye for an afternoon of Fun and Fitness at the 4th Annual Friends For Wishes BBQ Cook-Off benefiting children with life threatening illnesses. This event is offered in conjunction with the NFL Play 60 movement to bring Awareness to Kids of all Ages to Eat Healthy and Exercise Daily.

20-04-2017 by AO52

Amobi Okoye Autograph Signing

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HOUSTON, TX – Join former Houston Texans Defensive Tackle and Autoimmune Encephalitis Survivor Amobi Okoye at a Houston, TX autograph signing on Saturday April 22, 2017. Amobi Okoye will make an appearance at 1:00 p.m to meet and greet fans, and sign autographs and memorabilia. The event will take place at the Walmart Supercenter 10750 Westview Dr. Houston, TX 77043 www.AmobiOkoyeFoundation.org

23-03-2017 by AO52

Kickoff 4 Kids Play 60

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Come join former Houston Texan Amobi Okoye for an Afternoon of Fun & Fitness at the Grand Opening of Willow Fork Park on April 1st from 2-4 PM. This FREE Event is offered in conjunction with the NFL Play 60 Movement to bring Awareness to Kids of all Ages to Eat Healthy & Exercise Daily. Mission of Play 60 is to make the next generation of Youth the most Active & Healthy. The NFL...

22-01-2017 by AO52

Tackle Hunger With Chick-Fil-A

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Join former Houston Texans Defensive Tackle Amobi Okoye for a Delicious way to Tackle Hunger at Chick-Fil-A Katy Mills. Enjoy Delicious food in a fun atmosphere along with your family and friends while raising funds in support of Tackle Hunger. During this Fundraising Event, Chick-Fil-A will donate 20% of its revenue to the Kickoff 4 Kids Tackle Hunger Program.  Monday, February 20th 5 pm – 8 pm  25601...

22-06-2016 by AO52

Amobi Okoye Foundation Charity Helps Communities In US, Abroad

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Education and giving back are top priorities of his charity, said former Houston Texans first round draft pick Amobi Okoye. Okoye’s charitable foundation—the Amobi Okoye Foundation helps children in the U.S. and abroad through various programs. “I always wanted to work with kids, and [because] football came calling, I had to put that on pause,” Okoye said. “The foundation was a way of me...

16-05-2016 by AO52

Former Texan Amobi Okoye signs with Ottawa in CFL

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After being out of the game while dealing with the aftermath of a life-threatening illness, former Texans starting defensive tackle Amobi Okoye is back on a football team. Okoye officially signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League on Monday. “Amobi is excited about the opportunity to play football again,” agent Darin Morgan said in a text message. “We appreciate...

20-12-2015 by AO52

CONCUSSION HOUSTON PRIVATE SCREENING

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  On Saturday, December 19, 2015, Houston Style Magazine was on hand at The Match Theater for a private screening of the movie Concussion. The film tells the story of forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) who discovers neurological deterioration that is similar to Alzheimer’s disease in American football players. He names the disorder Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. After the...

25-05-2015 by AO52

3rd Annual Kickoff 4 Kids Casino Night Fundraiser

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You are cordially invited to attend the 3rd Annual Kickoff 4 Kids Casino Night Fundraiser Saturday, June 13th 2015 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Westin Houston, Memorial City Admission $30/person or $50/couple Includes casino chips, drink tickets, hearty hors d’oeuvres, and an opportunity to participate in silent auctions & raffles Get your tickets: www.k4kcasinonight.eventbrite.com

29-11-2014 by AO52

Journey of Faith: Amobi Okoye

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To say that Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Amobi Okoye has much to be thankful for would be an understatement. After suffering a seizure and being placed in a medically-induced coma in 2013, doctors would diagnose him with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a rare brain disease that primarily affects young adults and children. Five months later, the top-10 draft pick and youngest player to be selected...