Here's what you need to know about Bills left tackle Dion Dawkins and the event he is hosting on Friday in support of Give 716 Day.
What: Dion Dawkins, offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills and his foundation, Dion's Dreamers will host Christmas in July in Buffalo, Friday, July 16. This is a free, outside event in celebration of 716 Day that will celebrate local businesses, restaurants, and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase with proceeds going towards Dion's Dreamers. Live music, entertainment, and a visit from Santa will take place at the cross streets of North Park Avenue and Hertel Avenue. This event will be open to the public and run from 4 PM-10 PM.
*Social distancing will be required on-site. *
Friday, July 16
Event Time: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
North Park Avenue and Hertel Avenue *Blocked off street
Dion Dawkins of the Buffalo Bills
About Dion Dawkins: Dion Dawkins is entering his fifth season in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills. Dion was born and raised in Rahway, New Jersey, and later played at Temple University. Dion declared for the 2017 NFL Draft and was selected in the 2nd Round with the 63rd overall pick by the Buffalo Bills. Dion's tremendous work ethic and leadership on and off the field led him to be named as one of the Bills' captains for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
About Dion's Dreamers: In 2020, Dion's Dreamers was founded to provide mentorship and support to young men and women in underserved communities, as well as those in a place of mental, financial, or physical hardship. Dion's Dreamers also aims to advocate for vulnerable populations by increasing awareness of the environmental issues that directly affect their communities.