Ravenel, SC – Philadelphia Eagle cornerback and Lowcountry native Byron Maxwell is making sure first graders in the Charleston-area are prepared for the 2015-2016 school year.
Maxwell will be host his 3rd Annual Byron Maxwell Foundation Backpack Giveaway near his hometown of Hollywood. The Backpack giveaway, which will be 100% free to first graders at E B Ellington Elementary School, will be given out during their Open House at 6:30pm on August 13.
Organizers say he hopes to enhance the lives of young boys and girls in Hollywood, Ravenel and surrounding communities through the lessons of team sports, education and community service.
Byron Maxwell is pursuing his NFL dream playing cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles. When asked, “Why is it important to give back?” Byron said, “There is no place like home! It’s a blessing to be able to give, period.” This Backpack Giveaway is just one of many things to come from Byron and his foundation.