Friday Apr 5

21st Annual Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast

Mark your calendar and Save the Date!  We invite you to join us for the 21st Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Heinz Field!  Come enjoy an evening with Steeler greats as we honor former Steeler Defensive Lineman Casey Hampton, Jr.  Former Steeler Strong Safety and current ESPN analyst Ryan Clark will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

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

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The mission of the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative is to provide youth with programs where they will have a healthy environment to develop character, integrity, and values which will enable them to become productive citizens.

Our Motto: “In order to succeed in life, you must work hard, be accountable, and help others”.

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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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