If you’re a Penn State football fan, you should check out the work that a couple of former players are doing to help others.
And make a point to learn about the non-profit organizations which they help serve and/or have created.
Today, I briefly profiled the post-football careers of Justin Kurpeikis and Bill Spoor and the outreach projects they’re involved with in Africa.
Kurpeikis is currently on his second two-week medical mission trip to Madagascar, an island nation off the African coast.
Meanwhile, Spoor and his wife have dedicated a large chunk of their lives to basically adopting an entire village in Uganda. The idea is to defeat poverty, and the Spoors travel there each year and pay for medical care for villagers.
Of course, both projects could use your help to help others.
Kurpeikis, who works in medical sales, is traveling as a part of Operation Small Steps.
Spoor and his wife, Elke, have founded Happy Valley Uganda.