Charity

College Football’s Most Charitable Bowl Game

Not only does Peach Bowl, Inc. host some of college football’s premier annual events, it has garnered a reputation of philanthropy unmatched in the bowl industry. In fact, the organization’s activism in the community has earned it the distinction of: “College Football’s Most Charitable Bowl Game.”

“Giving back to those who have supported us – both in Atlanta and with our partner schools and conferences – is a huge part of our mission and who we are. We are passionate about our charitable giving platforms and are proud that this is a significant and meaningful part of our role in our community.” – Percy Vaughn, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl chairman

In 2016, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl gave a total of $1.7 million to those in need. The Bowl has now given nearly $21 million in charity and scholarship since 2002.


2016 Charitable Donations:

University Head Coach Foundations (through Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge) $368,500
Atlanta Public Schools / Extra Yard for Teachers Literacy Program $250,000
Legacy Art Gift for City of Atlanta $250,000
Endowed Scholarship Program $245,000
Endowed Scholarships at Alabama & Washington $200,000
APS Academic Mentoring Program $150,000
Lions Clubs International $100,000
Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation $50,000
WinShape Homes Foundation $50,000
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta $32,970
American Diabetes Association $5,000
TOTAL 2015 CONTRIBUTIONS $1,701,470

 

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