Best Of 2020: Miles Boykin, Nick Boyle, Willie Snead and Brandon Williams

Best Of 2020

Throughout the past year, scores of current and former local athletes and coaches have taken active roles in the fight against COVID-19 and for social justice. These are just a few of their stories. 

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Miles Boykin, Nick Boyle, Willie Snead and Brandon Williams

A number of Ravens have stepped up in different ways to help those impacted by the pandemic.

This spring, wide receiver Miles Boykin hosted a virtual meet and greet on Chatalyze. Participants paid $20 to meet Boykin, and all of the money raised went to the United Way’s COVID-19 relief efforts.

Tight end Nick Boyle and his wife, Kristina, donated the equivalent of 75,000 meals to the Maryland Food Bank amid the crisis.

Defensive tackle Brandon Williams and his wife, Alyssa, donated $20,000 to help Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital provide food for the community during the pandemic — and donated 12,000 masks to the hospital as well.

Wide receiver Willie Snead partnered with UnitedHealthcare to help the YMCA of Central Maryland distribute boxes of non-perishable food to 750 families in need during the pandemic. Snead donated $15,000 to the cause, and UnitedHealthcare matched the donation.

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