New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy used some of his remaining spare time before Training Camp for a great cause this past weekend.
Van Noy, a Reno, Nevada native, returned home to take some special guests from a local foster care agency to a Reno Aces minor league baseball game.
“I was born in Reno, so this a special homecoming for us,” Van Noy told KOLO TV. “Marissa and I really want to give back to the community here, and children and foster families are especially close to our hearts. We raise funds all year through our Foundation so we can do special outings like this to let these kids know they are cared about and can achieve anything they put their minds to.“
The Van Noy family has always held a special passion for making a difference in the lives of children seeking adoption, both Kyle and his father in law were in foster care.
For more information on Kyle’s work be sure to check out the Van Noy Valor Foundation and a social media recap from his special homecoming below.
.@KVN_03 returned to Reno today for a very classy gesture. The former McQueen High star treated 53 people in foster care to an @Aces game. I caught up with Van Noy, who was also adopted, to find out what impact he hopes to have on those who share similar upbringings. pic.twitter.com/U5n5XQZtvs
— Kurt Schroeder (@KurtSchroederTV) July 22, 2018
Always good to see the bro @KVN_03 in town!! Talking to our foster youth about his upbringing and giving back to our community!! Looking forward to working with you in the future toko!! Ofa atu to you and the wifey!!! pic.twitter.com/U52I8xPjte
— Nesi Finau (@EPHBEECEE) July 21, 2018
— Reno Aces – STAY HOME (@Aces) July 22, 2018
S/o to the @Aces for letting me throw the first pitch and allowing us to have a blast with the foster families at the game. So grateful to give back to the community i grew up in! Thanks for the love Reno! #blessed
— Kyle Van Noy (@KVN_03) July 22, 2018
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