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  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Back to Football Forum with the Buccaneers Luncheon The Tampa Bay Buccaneers invite local business leaders and Bucs fans to enjoy lunch and a 2015 season preview with Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer, Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht, along with various players.

  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Buccaneers Academy FDOT Backpack Caravan While getting ready for their own kickoff on the football field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are proud to also help kick off the school year for young Bay-area Bucs fans!
  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Downtown Tampa SIEGE Celebration The Bucs will “SIEGE” Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park to celebrate the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Tampa’s historic Hispanic roots and the beginning of our regular season! This fun, free event will feature autographs from Bucs Legends, the Buccaneers Street Team, a Buccaneers Cheerleader performance and various food truck vendors!
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    Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10th from 6pm-9pm at Raymond James Stadium to be a part of the Buccaneers all-new RED, the Women’s Movement!

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Back to Football Celebration at Glazer Children’s Museum Celebrate the season opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by joining us at a special Back to Football event at the Glazer Children’s Museum!
  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Titans Week 1
  • Tue., Sep. 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Build UnitedHealthcare volunteers, Bucs players, cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will construct Learning Garden kits at One Buccaneer Place that will teach students about growing healthy, sustainable foods.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Saints Week 2
  • Tue., Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Delivery Buccaneers staff will install Learning Gardens in seven Buccaneers Academies.
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  • Tue., Sep. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation Vehicle Unveiling The new and improved Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation will be unveiled at Twin Lakes Elementary School!
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers Week 4
  • Tue., Oct. 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Rookie Club: Metropolitan Ministries LAMPLighters Fall Festival The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club, Cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will interact with the children through games, dancing, arts & crafts, and more during Metropolitan Ministries' Fall Festival.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the third-annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge highlighting the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration.



Buc Rookies Brighten Holidays for Fans Young and Old

Posted Dec 13, 2012

Buccaneer rookies set out on annual holiday tradition on Tuesday, making back-to-back visits to All Children's Hospital and the Westminster Palms retirement home

On Tuesday, UnitedHealthcare staff joined a large group of Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookies in their annual tradition of bringing smiles and holiday cheer to members of the St. Petersburg community.


Players including Lavonte David, Leonard Johnson and Doug Martin, as well as Buccaneers cheerleaders and UnitedHealthcare staff, kicked off the day at All Children’s Hospital to greet some of the area’s youngest Buccaneer fans recovering from injury and illness. 


The players and cheerleaders split into groups to visit patients throughout the hospital and distribute Buccaneers teddy bears to each patient in conjunction with the Glazer Family Foundation's "Cheering You On!" program.  The program has distributed nearly 450,000 Buccaneers teddy bears to pediatric patients throughout Central Florida. UnitedHealthcare, a sponsor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, also donated a new backpack to each patient.


Bringing some positive energy to the hospitalized children was an experience in which Martin took great satisfaction.  “Seeing the kids and the parents smile as we entered the room, that was my favorite part,” Martin said. “These kids are fighting for their lives and showing us how strong they are; it was a humbling experience.”


Following the morning hospital visit, the group traveled to the Westminster Palms retirement home where they sang Christmas carols and shared a few laughs with the residents.  The players gave their best renditions of such timeless carols as "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman" and "The 12 Days of Christmas," to the piano accompaniment of Ken Snyder, a local resident.


While the players enjoyed performing in front of a captive audience, even more rewarding was the residents’ willingness to join in on the caroling. “I haven’t sung some of those songs in years,” said rookie offensive lineman Desmond Wynn. “Seeing the people singing along with us, it was definitely a fun experience.”