Tim Tebow Foundation Announces New LeadershipApril 4th, 2018
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The Tim Tebow Foundation (TTF) announced today that they have hired a new president to lead the organization. The non-profit, now in its eighth year of service to children all over the world, has welcomed Steve Biondo, formerly a senior-level executive at Family Christian Resource Centers, to take on oversight of the day-to-day operations of the foundation, which will continue headstrong in its mission to bring Faith, Hope and Love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need.
Since being founded in 2010 by professional athlete and sports analyst, Tim Tebow, TTF has established a reputation as an advocate for people with special needs and those in need through several main areas of ministry, most recently Night to Shine, their worldwide prom for people with special needs which began in 2015. This year’s Night to Shine event brought together 150,000 volunteers from 537 churches across the nation and in 16 countries to celebrate 90,000 honored guests on February 9, 2018, all of whom were crowned King or Queen of the prom. The foundation has also provided more than 2,000 life-changing surgical procedures to children of the Philippines who could not otherwise afford care at the Tebow CURE Hospital, built nine Timmy’s Playrooms in children’s hospitals around the world, fulfilled the dreams of more than 75 children with life-threatening illnesses through the W15H program and created hundreds of Brighter Days, supported life’s essentials for orphans in four countries and provided 76 Adoption Aid grants to families making the courageous choice to adopt a child with special needs internationally, 69 of whom are already home with their forever families.
“We are excited for Steve to be joining the team and look forward to seeing how God is going to use him to love and serve children all over the world. I know there are huge things in store in this new season at TTF under Steve’s leadership and direction,” shared Tim Tebow, founder and chairman of the Tim Tebow Foundation. “The board and I were prayerful and diligent in making sure we selected the absolute best candidate for the role, Steve is someone who already has a heart for the work that we do.”
Biondo’s experience most recently includes the start-up and growth of a non-profit ministry which impacted 14 million orphans, widows and oppressed children over the past 10 years, Human Resources leadership of more than 4,200 employees in 37 states and strategic planning and organizational development.
“I am beyond blessed to have the opportunity to lead this great organization and look forward to deepening and broadening the ways we fight for those who can’t fight for themselves,” shared Steve Biondo, TTF’s new president. “It is an honor to join Timmy and the rest of the team and to be able to be part of making an impact on the lives of children in need around the world. The Tim Tebow Foundation has big things ahead and I am excited to lead the organization into this next chapter.”
Biondo replaces Erik Dellenback, the foundation’s first executive director, following seven successful years leading TTF’s outreach efforts.
Having just experienced another hugely successful Night to Shine event all over the world on February 9, and having raised the most funds to-date at their annual marquee fundraising weekend in March, the foundation sits poised to continue its God-sized growth and continue serving thousands more children around the globe.