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Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2020 Mel Blount All-Star Celebrity Roast has been POSTPONED.  Click here for more details.

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 to develop principles of respect, responsibility, and leadership through: nurturing, moral & character development and guidance.

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Mel Blount 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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MBYLI PROGRAMS

We celebrate the programs and initiatives our sponsors and donors have allowed us to maintain and create.

Mentoring Program

Equestrian Program

Building Champions Program

Highmark Healthy High Five

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2020 MBYH All-Star Celebrity Roast

Steeler Rookie Camp

Universities, Colleges & Schools Skills Camp

Youth Summit

Back To School Drive

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2020 All-Star Celebrity Roast Postponed

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MEL BLOUNT Due to the COVID-19 precautions suggested by local, state, and federal authorities, we regretfully must postpone our annual dinner that was scheduled for Friday, April 3 2020. A new date for the Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast honoring former Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith will be communicated in the near

NFLN: NFL 100 All-Time Team, Mel Blount

CB Mel Blount was named to the NFL 100's All-Time Team. Our Founder Mel Blount was recently named to the NFL 100 All-Time Team!  Watch the video below! Recent News CHANGE A LIFE TODAY Join the community making

Keeping it in the family

Mel Blount presents $10K check to Steelers’ Social Justice Grant. Mel Blount is someone who will forever be a part of the Steelers family, and what a family does is help each other. That is why the latest donation from the Steelers’ Social Justice Grant program is

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