Mike Evans has been one of the most consistent receivers in the NFL since being drafted by the Bucks in 2014. In his ninth straight season he achieved more than 1,000 receiving yards, Evans became the first wideout in NFL history to achieve the feat. He has averaged nine touchdowns in a season and holds his season record for singles with 14 Bucks, which he set in 2021.
Evan’s production has been outstanding for the team, and as he enters the final year of his contract, it’s time to talk about why the Bucks organization should make him one of the longest-serving players in franchise history. There are many examples on the field. But his work off the field and in the community is another reason Evans is so well respected in the Tampa Bay area.
The Mike Evans Family Foundation was founded in 2017 by Evans and his wife Ashli. their main purpose isEmpower young people, encourage education and stand against domestic violence. Evans has done so through several outreach her programs, such as providing scholarships to students who might otherwise be unable to meet the financial demands of the university.
In addition to his scholarship program, the Evans Family Foundation is giving back with several programs in both his hometown of Galveston, Texas and Tampa. In his annual “Catch For Kids” initiative, he donates one must-have item for every yard gained during the season, and for every touchdown scored, he donates 13 items. These items will be donated to local organizations such as Children’s Home His Network, Galveston County Teen His Parenting Coalition, and local schools in Tampa to help children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. doing.
Evans will also give back during the holidays with several programs including his annual Halloween Sputacular that will surprise kids. Dinner, costumes, tour of the Florida Aquarium. He runs Thanksgiving meal drives and his annual Catch for Christmas charity. I’m here.Its past has included scholarship giveaways, shopping, and We provide holiday gifts to local children and families. In 2021, Evans was named by the Bucks NFLPA Community MVP for Week 16 For his Catch for Christmas initiative.
Evans doesn’t do it for recognition, but he was recently recognized as a 2023 Community Hero by the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation at the Heroes Ball in Tampa for all he has done for the community.
Evans’ philanthropy continues this year in the Tampa area with the 4th Annual Golf Tour on June 9th and the 2nd Annual Gala on June 10th.