The Texans are paying visits to Houston ISD students Tuesday for storytime in recognition of Founder’s Day.
This year, members of the Texans organization are participating in a reading program in over 100 classrooms.
Several Texans players participated in the event, reading books to Houston-area elementary school students over Zoom.
Mascot Toro and cheerleader Shakiia and gathered with Blackshear Elementary students outdoors, in a socially-distanced setting to read “Smitty Tackles Bullying” by former Texans player Wade Smith.
We are LIVE from Trinity UMC where our sanctuaries of learning students from @BlackshearEHISD are getting a surprise reading from the @HoustonTexans and @TexansTORO1 in honor of the late Bob McNair and Founders Day! pic.twitter.com/eIsmeXVtBm— Houston ISD (@HoustonISD) October 6, 2020
Founder’s Day is celebrated annually on October 6 honoring the legacy of late founder and CEO Bob McNair.
“This day each year will be all about our internal team taking a moment to reflect on our organization’s Founder and uniting to make a difference in the Houston community,” Houston Texans president Jamey Rootes said.