Bill’s Harrison Phillips was named the “Community MVP” after hosting a drive-in movie night for hundreds of families in Buffalo during the pandemic.
“Buffalo’s Harrison Phillips named Week 5 NFLPA Community MVP after hosting a drive-in movie event for more than 200 families with children who have special needs and developmental differences,” Adam Schefter captioned his post on Instagram Friday.
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“I am extremely honored to be named the Week Five Community MVP,” the NFL defensive tackle shared in a statement to ProFootball Talk.com.
“It validates the idea of paying it forward and giving back, which are huge values of mine. . . .,” he added. “I’m so thankful for our wonderful volunteers that help me and, of course, the amazing kids I get to work with.” (RELATED: Philadelphia Eagles And Pittsburgh Panthers Will Start The Football Season Without Fans At Home Games)
— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) October 16, 2020
During the event, each family that attended received a pack of sports equipment and got to enjoy playing games before the movie started, per the outlet.
The party at the drive-in movie theater was just one of several events the Buffalo Bills player hosted in the area with the help of his non-profit organization, The Playmakers.