Jets, Giants, United Way team to help at-risk youth Dan Leberfeld

UNITED WAY TO TEAM WITH NY JETS AND NY GIANTS
TO SCORE FOR AT-RISK KIDS IN NYC
AT GRIDIRON GALA

NY Jet Brandon Moore, NY Giant Chris Snee and NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson among Honorees

NEW YORK, NY – The 19th Annual Gridiron Gala, supporting United Way-led initiatives that benefit New York City’s most vulnerable children and youth, will be held on May 15, 2012. Sponsored by the New York Jets, New York Giants, and United Way of New York City, the event will honor current players Brandon Moore and Chris Snee with the Hometown Hero award to recognize their service to the community and retired NY Giant Harry Carson with the MVP Award, which recognizes his lifetime achievement.

WHAT: The 19th Annual Gridiron Gala presented by the New York Jets, the New York Giants and United Way of New York City. All proceeds support United Way-led initiatives that benefit New York City’s at-risk children and youth.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
6:00 PM: VIP and General Receptions
7:00 PM: Dinner and Awards Presentation

WHERE: Grand Ballroom, Waldorf=Astoria (Park Avenue and 50th Street)

WHO: The Gridiron Gala draws more than 1,000 of New York’s leading corporate and community leaders, current and former New York Giants and New York Jets players and legends.

The 2012 Honorees
Hometown Heroes: Brandon Moore, Guard, New York Jets and Chris Snee, Guard, New York Giants
MVP Award: Harry D. Carson, 231st Member, Pro Football Hall of Fame

Community Quarterbacks Richard D. Hong, Vice President, Global Brand & Marketing, MetLife and Raymond Quartararo, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.

Current Players (Jets):
Mike DeVito
Vladimir Ducasse
D’Brickashaw Ferguson
Dustin Keller
Matt Kroul
Aaron Maybin
Caleb Schlauderaff
Muhammad Wilkerson

Current Players (Giants):
David Baas
Will Beaty
Chris Canty
Jim Cordle
Victor Cruz
Dan DePalma
Hakeem Nicks
Bear Pascoe
Antrel Rolle
Terrell Thomas
Justin Tuck
Lawrence Tynes
Steve Weatherford

Former Players (Jets):
Ted Banker
Emerson Boozer
Chad Cascadden
Rich Caster
Mike Damato
Mark Gastineau
Dave Herman
Joe Klecko
Ray Lucas
John Schmidt
Wesley Walker

Former Players (Giants):
Erich Barnes
Brian Kelley
Sean Landeta
Curtis McGriff
Karl Nelson