Denver Broncos‘ Dalton Risner uses his platform to lift the spirits of others. When the pandemic hit, Risner saw fit to host a benefit via radio to raise money for charities that assist in the fight against the Coronavirus. Funds raised supported local food banks in Colorado, whose efforts aim to eradicate hunger for those in need.
Risner has dedicated his life to helping others through his Risner Up Foundation, run by his amazing family who serves as inspiration for his giving nature. The Risners dedicate their lives to enacting change in the lives of others and the world. They have raised their sons to be gentlemen and use their voice to be champions for those that need it most and it most certainly shows!
The work of this foundation does is truly remarkable. Whether it be visiting patients at Children’s Hospital Colorado and giving them his inspirational book and a stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear, serving food to those less fortunate, taking kids and their loved ones from the Boys and Girls Clubs and the Special Olympics to a special movie screening, speaking to students to teach them what it means to be a good person and so much more, no matter what he does, he does it to be a beacon of light in the lives of others.
A cause near and dear to his heart is the Special Olympics. As an ambassador for this wonderful organization, Risner works effortlessly to make sure that members of the Special Olympics are treated fairly and equally and recognized for their tremendous work. His book children’s book “Rise Up” aims at teaching young students the importance of inclusiveness and acceptance of others. It shows kids that love and kindness always wins and trumps all, something Risner perfectly embodies.
Risner is a true hero and a real advocate for those who need a voice. He is a role model to every generation and his work speaks volumes about the kind, giving, classy person he is! #RisnerUp