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Miller Presented with “Faith in Action” Award During Super Bowl Gospel Celebration
Posted By:  Austin Alley
Monday, February 4, 2019

Seven-time Pro Bowler Von Miller was presented with Super Bowl Gospel’s “Faith in Action” Award at the 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration on Saturday night. The award was presented in recognition of the many difference-making charitable contributions that Miller has made to the Denver community through his foundation, Von’s Vision, over the course of his eight-year NFL career.
 
Sporting the stylish frames that have made him a fashion icon, Miller took the stage during the celebration to accept the “Faith in Action” award, joining Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson as the two most recent NFL players to win the award.
 
“I’m so honored to be this year’s recipient of this year’s Super Bowl Gospel Celebration’s ‘Faith in Action’ Award,” stated Miller as he accepted the award on stage. “Whenever you get awards for your off-the-field work, it means the most. To help over 1,500 kids annually is something I never dreamed of.”
 
Miller remains one of the most active NFL players in the community, as Von’s Vision has provided no-cost optometry services to more than 8,000 underprivileged youth in Colorado and his home state of Texas. Most of these children have received prescription glasses with personalized fashionable frames modeled after Miller’s own iconic style.
 
The “Faith in Action” Award is the latest philanthropic accolade that Miller has received in the past few months. In November, Miller was chosen as the NFLPA’s Week 12 Community MVP for the launch of his ‘Von’s Vision Center’ program. The following month, he was selected as the Denver Broncos’ nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Finally, in mid-January, the NFLPA named Miller as a top-five finalist for the prestigious Alan Page Community Award.
 
First held in 1999, the annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is an NFL-sanctioned event that joins NFL players, contemporary gospel singers, and mainstream artists to produce an evening of uplifting music and inspirational messages. The 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration was filmed in front of a live audience on Thursday at the Atlanta Symphony Hall and aired on Saturday night on BET Networks.
 




 
 
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