St. Louis Rams cook up meals for senior citizens

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EAST ST. LOUIS (KPLR)- The Rams football season may just be getting underway, but that's not stopping the organization from its other passion of charity work.  The organization made a big play Wednesday off the field  when it teamed up to feed seniors in East St.  Louis.

Since the Rams started its “Staff Day of Service” program in 2009, team employees have provided more than 11,000 hours of community service to local non-profits in the bi-state region. This month’s Staff Day of Service follows the team’s visit to the Florissant Valley and Natural Bridge locations of the St. Louis County Library in July where Rams employees distributed free lunches and meal kits to children in partnership with St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search.


The St. Louis Rams stand as one of the oldest franchises in the National Football League and since its founding in 1937, have garnered three World Championships and sent 27 of its members to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Upon moving to St. Louis in 1995, the Rams delivered a Super Bowl XXXIV victory and two NFC Championships to the Gateway City. As a professional sports team, the organization is committed to being a valuable civic partner and serving the bi-state region 365 days a year.

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