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October 25, 2018
News 12 New Jersey
"Madison football has seen that our numbers have stayed, if not gone up through this, where a lot of towns can’t say that,” says league president Tom Leck.
The helmets are made by the company Riddell and cost $300. Families pay $200 for the helmets, with the rest covered by donations.
September 18, 2018
Riddell, the official equipment partner of USA Football, has been a big part of this movement with their “Smarter Football” initiative. This year, the program expanded to “18 In 18” equipment grants to reflect the uniform number worn by future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who now serves as Riddell’s Strategic Advisor and Brand Ambassador.
September 03, 2018
Tom Lenarz, director of Cloquet Youth Football, said the funds from USA Football will go toward the purchase of new Riddell helmets. “We are excited to be able to use this money to put our kids in newer and safer equipment,” Lenarz said.