PRLog - Aug. 5, 2012 - ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- This week Clark Haggans joined Spirit Pen Promotions in their campaign against child abuse. The Blackout Child-Abuse Campaign is a charity targeted at bringing more awareness to the epidemic of child abuse in the United States. CEO of Spirit Pen Promotions, Joe Swantack their director of operations, Bob Fitzgerald and their head of PR, Sean Carey developed the idea for the campaign while working on another event.
Since that time several athletes have expressed interest in joining the campaign. This week Clark Haggans became the first NFL athlete to officially join the cause. He joins Liz Gorman of the LFL and the Tampa Breeze as official spokespeople. Mr. Haggans is been reported as being very enthusiastic about the cause. With several upcoming events fans and athletes are asked to join together and wear Spirit Pen's official Blackout roll on face paint to show their unified support.
This cause is drawing the attention of professional athletes across the country. The ultimate goal is for children to be able to turn on any sporting event and feel empowered at the site of countless fans and athletes showing their support.
Mr. Haggans reportedly agreed to join the cause quickly and enthusiastically. Sources close to Mr. Haggans stated he intends to wear the Blackout at the Hall of Fame game in Canton Ohio this evening. The Cardinals will be facing the Saints. It will be interesting to see how many fans or players join the cause today.
Liz Gorman of the Tampa Breeze was the first athlete to join the cause and has been active at events. Her work with children is inspiring showing she is much more than just a pretty face. In the coming months the Blackout Child-Abuse Campaign expresses their excitement at seeing Miss Gorman and Mr. Haggans working together to grow the cause and help protect America's youth. These two athletes are shining example of what role models should be.