Sands Cares Launches Youth Empowerment Initiative for Uniondale Knights Youth Football

Las Vegas Sands Brings in Former New York Jet D’Brickashaw Ferguson to hand out awards and scholarships 

Sands Cares, the official community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, will launch on Long Island this Sunday, February 5, 2023 at the Annual Awards Banquet for Uniondale Knights Youth Football. Las Vegas Sands, which is developing an integrated resort and entertainment proposal for the Nassau Hub, has invited former New York Jet D’Brickashaw Ferguson to distribute scholarships and awards, and take photographs with the youth football players and their mentors. This event is the first of a series of events that Sands Cares will host with local communities in the Long Island region. 

The Uniondale Knights Youth Football is a non-profit organization whose mission is to teach fundamental football skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork to children aged 5-12. Its focus is on discipline, self-motivation, and friendly competition. It works with participants to encourage health and exercise while maintaining a balance between scholastic and athletic endeavors.