Part of the Team

Friendly Wheels, Issue 93
November 2015

With Blair White and the Great Lakes Bay Miracle League

Sometimes, one day is all you need to make a difference.

For Blair White, a former football player from Saginaw Nouvel High School, Michigan State University and the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, what started out as just one day has developed into a partnership with lasting results.

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The Great Lakes Bay Miracle League has offered fall and spring baseball programs for children with physical and mental disabilities since June 2011. When program director Eric Rutherford decided to add a football camp to the organization's calendar, he thought of Blair. 

The Miracle League is a nationwide non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with physical and mental disabilities develop and achieve their full potential mentally, socially and physically. Participants are given an opportunity to learn from coaches and players while experiencing what it feels like to be part of a team.

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When Eric contacted Blair, he jumped at the chance to help with the football camp. "I think anytime you have the opportunity to make a difference and be a positive role model in the lives of those who look up to you, you have an obligation to do so," Blair said. "Needless to say, I agreed, and we started an annual football camp that has been a huge success."

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Miracle League football camps are free to children and young adults with disabilities. Blair has continued to volunteer since 2011 and enjoys working with the kids. "I love seeing that smile on their face when they run up and tackle a dummy or do their best touchdown dance, " Blair said. 

We are inspired by Blair's work ethic and willingness to give back to the community! For more information on the Great Lakes Bay Miracle League or to make a donation, click here.




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