Kansas City, Mo. - Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Trent Green held a fundraiser Thursday night to benefit the Kansas City area YMCA.
Green, along with other local sports stars, raised money for the YMCA's Challenger Program for young people with special needs.
The former Chiefs star says he has been involved with the YMCA his whole life and recognizes the importance of this program.
"The teamwork, the things that you learn playing sports is something that should not be exclusive to the healthy kids that can run around. Kids with special needs should also have that ability," Green said.
At his event, Green also discussed the upcoming Chiefs season. He says his expectations are high for the team and their new regime.
"My expectations going into this mini-camp was the team was probably going to be very vanilla. Well, they were not vanilla at all. They came out running a lot of no huddle. They were working on red zone. They were working up-tempo. They were working on so many facets of the game that you generally would not see until later in training camp," Green said.
Chiefs training camp begins July 26 in St. Joseph, Mo.