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AAG Foundation To Send Its President Reggie Howard
to Haiti With Critical Supplies

Today, the AAG Foundation (,  announced it would be sending its President and Executive Director, former NFL corner-back Reggie Howard, to Haiti as part of AAGF’s Haitian relief efforts. Howard will be taking with him food, water, medicine, tents, etc. acquired from donations recently made to the AAGF for this purpose.

Howard will fly to the Dominican Republic  on February 26th, 2010. From there he will travel by ground to Pignon, which is 3 1/2 hours north of Port of Prince. He will stay in Pignon through March 7th to help provide the supplies they brought to the victims of Haiti.

“Going to Haiti is the best way to ensure that we are getting help directly to the victims that need it most.” says Howard. “With such a monumental tragedy it has hard to think of anything else but trying to find a way to help any way we could”.

“For people that are interested, I will be blogging about what is currently happening in Haiti in real time during my trip in AAGF’s special community on” adds Howard. “ is the perfect venue to accomplish this as it will allow people to follow my journey and reply directly to my blogs and also provide their own thoughts or asking questions as well. I believe it is important to keep what is going on in Haiti in front of people long after the prime time news networks have moved on to other stories.” is unique new “free” social network community developed by Very Important Relationships, Inc. Each Explodium member gets their own personalized CashBack Rewards Mega mall which contains over 1,000 of the nation’s most recognized stores where they receive CashBack on everything they buy. They also get to create their own Homepage from the widgets available on Explodium which allows them to create a personalized experience every time they go online.

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About AAG Foundation:
The AAG Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower athletes to impact communities through education and social development.  Based in Atlanta, this nationwide non-profit organization lists Board of Advisor members include Ambassador Andrew Young, Julius “Dr. J” Erving, among others, and aims to make a difference in the charitable arena that inspires them the most. 

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