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The Board of Directors of the Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation

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The program equips middle school age youth to be achievement-oriented young adults.

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The foundation is built on these principles and strives to encourage students to develop the essential life and social skills that will make them leaders of tomorrow. Through education, leadership development and volunteerism;

TDDDF allows students to see the potential of their dreams in action... learn more

Congratulations to our NFL Man of the Year on his Pro Bowl selection!


Thomas Davis 2016 Bart Starr Award Winner

2014 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year



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by: Fox46 Charlotte At least 8,000 people in need will have food this holiday season thanks to the help of several Carolina Panthers players. Thomas Davis teamed up with The Second Harvest Food Bank and Harris Teeter volunteers to put together 2,000 Thanksgiving meal bags Tuesday. “We understand the importance, we understand the need to end hunger. We know that there are a lot of families that are struggling right now and that could possibly go out with food and … read more

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