New Detroit Lions DE Israel Idonije has been recognized for his work away from football with the Daily Point of Light Award.
Idonije’s foundation — the Israel Idonije Foundation — provides support to thousands of kids through after-school programs, sports camps and medical missions. The foundation focuses on three places: West Africa, the Canadian city of Winnipeg and Chicago.
Read more about what Idonije is doing through his foundation on pointsoflight.org.
Founded by President George H.W. Bush, Points of Light is the world’s leading volunteer organization with more than 20 years of history and a bipartisan legacy.
Daily Point of Light Awards are given to individuals who find innovative ways to meet community needs; efforts which often lead to long-term solutions and impact social problems in their local communities.
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