Green Bay's All-Time Leading Receiver and Super Bowl Champion
Celebrities from the sports and entertainment worlds convened in Milwaukee this weekend to join Green Bay Packers all-time leading wide receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Donald Driver as he honored five deserving organizations at the 2017 Driven to Achieve Awards presented by BMO Harris Bank.
Anthony Anderson, Executive Producer and star of ABC’s hit show “Black-ish,” co-hosted the sold-out event at the Pfister Hotel, which also featured a musical performance by Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw.
Other celebrities in attendance at the event included Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels, The Biggest Loser trainer Jen Widerstrom, Showtime at the Apollo host Kiki Shepard, and actors Emily Wilson, Adhir Kaylan, Kim Fields, and Dawn Lewis.
Created by Donald Driver to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of multiple charities, companies, community leaders and celebrities on a national and local level, Donald Driver's Driven to Achieve Awards presented by BMO Harris Bank has granted over $1,000,000 to various deserving charitable causes in just four years. This year, the Donald Driver Foundation donated $200,000 to the incredible organizations to which the Driven to Achieve winners have shared their time, talent and resources to help them further their missions and improve our community.
In addition to BMO Harris Bank, other community leaders supporting the program include MillerCoors and Jockey.
2017 Driven to Achieve Awards winners were: Griselda Aldrete, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee; Will Allen, Growing Power; Sister Edna Lonergan, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care; John E. Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual benefitting St. Francis Children’s Center; Henry Tyson, St. Marcus School.