PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Every Tuesday on the 94WIP Mike & Ike Show, Michael Barkann and Ike Reese welcome a new #UnsungHero in Philadelphia on their show. This unsung hero is recognized for their off-the-field accomplishments. If you are interested in being an #UnsungHero call 215-625-6550.
You can see all of the heroes at CBSPhilly.com/unsunghero.
Rachel Weiner – Eagles Youth Partnership Manager of Programs
“I’d like to say I have a dream job,” Weiner told the 94WIP Mike and Ike Show. “I’m a huge sports fan and I love being out in the community and it’s the perfect marriage of the two. I get to put the two together and leverage the power of the Eagles brand and bring it out to the community and serve the amazing kids in Philadelphia.”
“Through the Eagles Radiothon that we have been so lucky to partner with 94WIP over the years, we’ve raised hundreds and hundreds of thousands of dollars that have gone right back into the community through our Eagles Eye Mobile that goes out to a different school everyday and does eye exams and provides two free pairs of glasses to kids and follow-up care,” Weiner explained. “We go around with our storybook man in our Eagles bookmobile to summer camps and non-profits and schools during the summer and the school year and we do interactive storybook readings with the kids and provide free books that the kids get to pick out themselves. For many of them, it’s the first book that they’ve owned. And we pick a different school each year in Philadelphia where we completely revitalize the outside of the school.”
“All that is done with the brand and the excitement that the Eagles bring,” Weiner said.
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