Thursday morning, the Broncos held a special team meeting to make a handful of important announcements. Four games remain in a season that has, for most on the team, been the most difficult one of their careers. But before they took the field to prep for the final stretch, they took a moment to recognize more than what transpired on the field this year.
The Broncos named star linebacker Von Miller its 2017 Community Impact Award winner for his off-field contributions through Von’s Vision, his foundation created to provide low-income children with eye care and corrective eyewear.
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Since Von’s Vision was established in 2012, Miller has raised $3.4 million (including $1.1 million in 2017) to provide eye exams, frames and lenses to children of low-income families. By the end of 2017, more than 6,000 students in Denver will have received free eye care through his foundation.
“It’s a wonderful award,” Miller said. “I didn’t need credit. I haven’t been looking for credit. But to get that — …read more
Source:: The Denver Post – Sports