Hayden Hurst has been an advocate for work for stronger mental health awareness, particularly depression.
His story has been viewed over three million times on twitter.
The Hayden Hurst Foundation was created to help raise awareness and funds for mental health programs.
Hurst and his foundation were named the 2021 Alan Page Community Award Winner on Thursday.
Hurst said via Twitter, “Just the beginning of the work we will be able to do. It is such a collaborative effort in what we do day in and day out, so thank you to everyone involved. So many lives will be impacted and saved. Again thank you and God Bless.”
It has been a good week for the Atlanta Falcons when it comes to community service. Steve Cannon was named the NFL’s Salute to Service winner, and Grady Jarrett recently surprised a 12 year old boy who had lost three family members with Super Bowl Tickets