Hawks host holiday party for RAYS families

  • Thursday, December 20, 2018 1:45pm
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Chastity Fant and Nadia Jackson-Jefferson organized the wish lists and attended a gift wrapping party at RAYS with their children last Friday before the event. Photo courtesy RAYS

Chastity Fant and Nadia Jackson-Jefferson organized the wish lists and attended a gift wrapping party at RAYS with their children last Friday before the event. Photo courtesy RAYS

Twelve RAYS (Renton Area Youth and Family Services) families were invited to the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) Dec. 17 for a holiday party hosted by Quinton Jefferson and George Fant.

Prior to Monday’s event, the player’s wives — Chastity Fant and Nadia Jackson-Jefferson — organized the families’ wish lists and attended a gift wrapping party with their children Dec. 14.

Other Seahawks who attended Monday’s party were Bobby Wagner, Elijah Nkansah, Branden Jackson and Naziar Jones.

Aside from the presents the families received, each family took home a pizza for dinner and a grocery gift card.

The families also got to throw the football with players, enjoy a bounce house and dance with SeaGals.

This event was first organized and hosted the last four years by former-Seahawk Richard Sherman.

Fant and Jefferson stepped up to continue the tradition.

The group of families and Seahawks pose for a group photo during Monday’s event. Courtesy photo Seattle Seahawks

The group of families and Seahawks pose for a group photo during Monday’s event. Courtesy photo Seattle Seahawks

Quinton Jefferson and George Fant pose with a family during the holiday party Monday at the VMAC. Photo courtesy Seattle Seahawks

Quinton Jefferson and George Fant pose with a family during the holiday party Monday at the VMAC. Photo courtesy Seattle Seahawks

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