Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Chris Long Hosts Annual Fundraiser
CROZET, Va. (WVIR) - Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, Chris Long, hosted a family-friendly fundraiser for the Chris Long Foundation. The foundation helps raise money for clean water in East Africa along with educational and early childhood literacy programs.
Hundreds of people went out to King Family Vineyards in Crozet for “Wheels, Wine, & Wonder”. Long said the event was a great way to make a difference throughout the world.
“Some of the most efficient ways to change the world - providing clean water in developing countries is a great way for communities to have upward mobility to save lives, to increase attendance at schools, to better women's health,” said Long.
ACAC Fitness was the title sponsor of the event along with many other sponsors. NBC29’s own Steve Rappaport emceed the event.