February 11


This year FOX NFL Sunday Studio Analyst Howie Long was honored with the coveted Pat Summerall Award to recognize his career accomplishments and the inspiration he brings to his community, viewers and patient families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

In attendance were: the entire Long family, Richard C. Shadyac Jr. President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Jay Feely, CBS Sports NFL analyst and uncle of St. Jude patient, St. Jude patient Owen and his father, Brian – patient speaker, Chris Berman, Cheri Summerall, Terry Bradshaw, Santonio Holmes – former NFL wide receiver and Super Bowl MVP, Jimmy Johnson (on video), Allen Lazard – Green Bay Packers WR, Brian Asamoah – Minnesota Vikings LB, Curt Menefee, FOX NFL Sunday, Erin Andrews(on video), Jay Glazer, FOX NFL Sunday, Levi Wallace, Pittsburgh Steelers CB, Michael Vick, FOX, NFL Studio Analyst, Chris Collinsworth(on video), Charles Woodson, Peter Schrager, NFL Insider, John Nallen, COO, FOX Sports, Tony Dungy(on video) to name some of the attendees.

Please ask us what Michael said about the generosity of Howie Long.

Visit LegendsforCharity.com for more information.

This heartfelt event was held on Thursday, Feb. 09th at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Phoenix, as it was an evening of celebration and to honor the legacy of the late legendary NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall at the Legends for Charity® Annual Dinner benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Events like Legends for Charity help ensure families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food, so they can focus on helping their child live.

Since its inception more than 16 years ago, Legends for Charity has raised more than $8 million for St. Jude. Past honorees include; James Brown, Greg Gumbel, Jim Nantz, Chris Berman, Cris Collinsworth, The NFL ON FOX, Al Michaels, Archie Manning, Michael Strahan, Joe Buck, John Madden, Rich Eisen, Tony Dungy, Bill Cowher and Jim Kelly. The 2021 dinner raised $900,000 for St. Jude.

All CDC and local guidelines will be followed to ensure the health and safety of participants are the highest priority.

For more information, visit legendsforcharity.com

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on TwitterInstagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.

  • About Legends for Charity 
    Legends for Charity® is an annual national event held during Super Bowl Weekend to present The Pat Summerall Award to a deserving broadcaster. Created by Cheryl DeLeonardis of Ocean 2 Ocean Productions, it is annually held at the prestigious NFL headquarters hotel and celebrates national sports legends and has raised over $8 millionfor St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Since its inception in 2005, it has become a cornerstone event during the biggest weekend in professional sports earning eight national Telly Awards and opening the world of sports broadcasters to the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

We would like to thank Kurt Rossler and Caroline Gonzalez Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications ALSAC for the invitation to this event.