Giving back: Michigan RB Blake Corum donates, distributes Thanksgiving meals for families in need
YPSILANTI – Michigan running back Blake Corum is using some of his name, image and likeness (NIL) money for a good cause. “I’ve always wanted to give back,” Blake told MLive in the Sycamore Meadows parking lot. The two met this summer through the CLR Academy, a sports sampling program that provides free sports equipment, snacks, books and mentorship in the Ypsilanti community. Michigan running back Mike Hart’s foundation sponsors the CLR Academy, which held a camp at Sycamore Meadows this summer. Some of the residents at Sycamore Meadows recognized Blake from the camps there this summer.mlive.com
AFC Ann Arbor, local organizations launch new community youth program in Ypsilanti
Association Football Club Ann Arbor and Washtenaw My Brother’s Keeper, in partnership with the Hart & Tay Train Foundation, the Rob Murphy Foundation and the Mighty Oak Project, have launched a new community youth program called CLR Academy.