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Javonte Williams to start a foundation for youth in foster care

The running back is being productive while away.

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Broncos Country had enormous hopes for the promising running back, whose season ended devastatingly early due to ACL injuries, and Williams is clearly not spending the season on his couch.

Announced by the Denver Broncos’ official Twitter page on Monday, Javonte Williams will be starting a charity foundation for kids in foster care.

The foundation launched Monday night with Williams’ “Mile High Celebrity Round-Up” fundraising dinner and auction, and his mission statement was made public.

His own sister, who is two years old, was adopted after being in foster care. She is definitely a large motivating factor in starting this foundation, which exists to “champion youth in the foster care system by providing them with essential resources and life-changing experiences that create an environment of safety and healing,” according to his mission statement.

Immediately upon launch, Williams hopes to first provide a local foster care center with much-needed resources, and give a home makeover to a foster family in the area.

The same link for his mission statement can be used to donate to the foundation, for those who wish to do so. I’ll be excited to have him on the field again, but I think he’s making good use of his time away.