Quarterback Shares Valentine with 30,000 Teens with Disabilities

A former NFL quarterback will share one of the country’s greatest Valentine’s Day gifts with 30,000 teens with special needs.

A lego man and lego woman share a lego heart with hearts in the background.
Proms are magical events for teens. photo credit: Valentine’s Day via photopin (license)

Tim Tebow, former quarterback for the Denver Broncos and a Heisman Trophy winner, started an international event, Night to Shine Prom.

The events provide proms for teens with disabilities to celebrate in churches across 48 states in America. The events will take place during the evening of Friday, Feb. 12.

Tim Tebow in quarterback uniform, number 15 for the Denver Broncos on the playing field.
Tim Tebow playing for the Denver Broncos, where he was traded for Peyton Manning. photo credit: Nicely Done via photopin (license)

According to a report in Disability Scoop, Tebow said, “When I was 15 years old, I began to realize the importance of fighting for people who can’t fight for themselves. As a foundation, we are so passionate about people with special needs, and this event is a great time to tell them how much they are loved by God and by all of us.”

With thanks to the Tim Tebow Foundation, 30,00 teens with special needs will make memories. photo credit: Hippie Christmas via photopin (license)
With thanks to the Tim Tebow Foundation, 30,00 teens with special needs will make memories. photo credit: Hippie Christmas via photopin (license)

The event will have:

Chapelwood United Methodist Church will host Night to Shine 2016 for the Houston area on Friday, Feb. 12 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Registration ends Feb. 12. Click here to learn more.

According to the foundation’s website, Tebow started the foundation in 2010 with a mission to “with a mission to bring Faith, Hope and Love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need.”

Tebow’s personal website says, “True success is not measured in physical possessions, but in the amount of lives that you change.”

You can learn more about joining Team Tebow, which the foundation started in 2012, providing an opportunity for team members to “serve others, to not wait, but to make a difference right away.

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