The George Wilson S.A.F.E.T.Y. Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by the National Football League's Safety George Wilson. The mission of the Foundation is to Save Adolescents From the Everyday Trials of Youth by using life skills as a tool to educate youth on how to survive in different environments. Through programs such as the Leadership Retreat, Sports Fest Football Camp and the That's Life after-school program, the George Wilson S.A.F.E.T.Y. Foundation has impacted the lives of over 25,000 students within the Buffalo, NY, Nashville, TN and Paducah, KY School systems since its inception in 2010.
George Wilson's commitment to service has been demonstrated both on the field and off the field. In 2008, George Wilson was the recipient of the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Award, which is the highest service honor one can receive from the White House. In addition to the President's Volunteer Service Award, in 2009 and 2011 George had the distinct honor of receiving the Walter Payton Man of the Year award for his commitment to educating today's youth.
As a ten year veteran George Wilson exemplifies unwavering commitment, leadership and dedication to his NFL career. In specific George served as the 2008-2010 Buffalo Bills National Football League's Players Association representative. He also served as the 2008-2010 Buffalo Bills Special Teams Captain. Finally in 2010 George Wilson was selected as the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County Regional "Live United" spokesman. George Wilson's mission in life is to serve as a voice hope and encouragement in the lives of those he encounters. George Wilson is a native of Paducah, KY and a graduate of the University of Arkansas. He currently resides in Atlanta, GA.