January 25, 2015
YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) has partnered with the USA Network’s NFL Characters Unite on a special documentary that profiles NFL stars who share deeply personal stories of facing hardships and mentor young people in their communities facing similar challenges.
Four YMCAs and NFL stars across the country participated in the documentary:
NFL players will provide viewers with tips on how to address and prevent bullying. Fans and viewers are encouraged to join Team #NFLCU to reach the “End Bullying Zone” via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and at charactersunite.com. A symbolic destination, the “End Bullying Zone” aims to raise awareness and build integrity and character, and to engage fans and viewers to help stop bullying.
This annual documentary is narrated by former NFL star and NBC Sunday Night Football Emmy®-winning sportscaster Cris Collinsworth and premieres on Friday, February 6, on USA Network.