Friday Apr 6

20th Annual Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast

Mark your calendar!  We invite you to join us for the 20th Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Heinz Field!  Come enjoy an evening with Steeler greats as we honor former Steeler Defensive End, Brett “Da Beard” Keisel.

For more information and inquiries on sponsorship opportunities call: (724) 948-2311, fax (724) 948-3372, or email

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Our Mission

The mission of the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative is to provide youth with programs where they will have a healthy environment to learn, work, play and develop principles of respect, responsibility, and leadership.

Our main message is this: in order to succeed in life, you must work hard, be accountable, and help others.

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About Mel Blount

Mel has spent a lifetime supporting young people

Mel started the Youth Leadership Initiative after his decades long NFL career. Mel and the foundation have intervened and intercepted the lives of at risk youth and provided the avenue for them to get another chance to succeed with their life’s goals. Today, the Initiative focuses on instilling leadership qualities in young people to arm them to tackle life’s challenges.

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“I learned tools to be a man and how to carry myself as a man. I prospered and did well.”

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