Retired NFL Star Continues Giving Back

Steve Smith gives 400 backpacks to Boys & Girls Clubs


In 16 seasons in the NFL, including 14 with the Carolina Panthers, Steve Smith made a big impact on the football field. The retired wide receiver is now working to make an even bigger impact off the field.

On Aug. 14, the children at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte felt that impact up close and personal.

Smith, through his Steve Smith Family Foundation, and Academy Sports gave out hundreds of backpacks stuffed with items such as footballs, soccer balls and mini drones to participants at the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in east Charlotte.

Full Charlotte Weekly article: here

The Observer Video: here