Fundraiser set for Derrick Thomas' Third and Long Foundation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A star-studded fundraiser for the Derrick Thomas Third and Long Foundation will take place on Wednesday, September 18 at Arrowhead Stadium, at 7:30 p.m.

At the event, guests will debut the new NFL film, "A Football Life," which features the life-story of Derrick Thomas.

The Third and Long Foundation focuses on tutoring and providing scholarships for children.  It is separate from the Derrick Thomas Academy.

Third and Long Foundation board members Betty Brown and Brian Dunn talked about the event on Monday's 41 Action News Midday News with Cynthia Newsome.

"We will have several Chiefs players there and plenty of food and entertainment," said Dunn.

"This is about helping improve life for children," Brown said.

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