On Sunday, during the San Francisco 49ers loss to the Seattle Seahawks, there were several pictures of Joe Montana tweeted out. Montana was among several former 49ers players in attendance, including Roger Craig. However, Montana was up there for more than just the game. He also joined Marshawn Lynch at the latter's charity event Sunday evening.
Lynch and 49ers quarterback Josh Johnson are cousins, and together formed the Fam 1st Family Foundation. The goal of the foundation is to empower youth through education. They described their vision as "provid[ing] a one stop shop, where the center's programming will include developing workshops for vulnerable communities to promote literacy, athletic training, financial training, after school tutoring, art programs, vocational training, a media center, law and order program, and much more."
Montana's wife Jennifer has done work with Lynch in the past to help raise money for his foundation. Jennifer Montana Design sells various key designs that help raise money for various charities. JMD "employs individuals from Harbor House, a non-profit community center located in a largely immigrant-populated section of Oakland, California, that is afflicted by such challenging issues as unemployment, refugee status, illiteracy, and inadequate educational preparation."
Earlier this year, Montana worked with Lynch to design a "Beast Mode - Curb Chain" that would help raise money for Lynch and Johnson's foundation. Apparently if you buy the chain, 80 percent of "net profits" benefit Family 1st, and Four Rings, Montana Family Foundation.