New York, NY (September 15, 2010) — Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII MVP Eli Manningconfirmed that he will attend the sixth annual “Champions for Children” Gala, Friday October 1,to raise funds for Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s “Jay Fund” at Cipriani’s in midtown Manhattan for a red carpet reception, silent auction, dinner and entertainment. The Giants star will be …
Coughlin, Giants set aside Friday before Chicagogame at Cipriani’s New York, NY (August 25, 2010) –New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin will host his sixth annual charity gala on Friday, October1, at Cipirani’s in midtown Manhattan. All proceeds from the “Champions for Children” gala will benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, which provides financial assistance and emotional support to …
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin made a surprise visit to the Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey to take pictures with the children and make their hospital stay more pleasant.
Sports talk radio station WJXL 1010 AM pushed aside a majority of its sports talk Wednesday and paid tribute to Tom Coughlin’s Jay Fund and the children who have been helped and continue to benefit from the charity. Coughlin started the fund in tribute to one of his players, Jay McGillis, who died from leukemia while a member of the Boston College football team.
I had the pleasure of attending Tom Coughlin’s TC Jay Fund charity dinner on Friday night at Cipriani in Manhattan and I just wanted to share the experience and encourage the Giants faithful to support a great cause.
Justin Strada, wearing a No. 10 Eli Manning jersey, had a question for the Giants quarterback:
“Are you guys going to play the Jets this year?” little Justin asked, then listened intently as Manning explained not in the regular season, but in the preseason, like always.
“He’s already made a bet with a friend that the Giants will beat the Jets if they play against each other,” explained Justin’s mother, Terry Strada, of New Vernon, N.J.