Falcons players host 'Shop with a Jock'

11:29 AM, Dec 12, 2012   |    comments
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Tony Gonzalez catches a touchdown pass as Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander defends in the second quarter at FedEx Field. (Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE)

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, QB Matt Ryan and the Rookie Club participated in the annual "Shop with a Jock" event on Tuesday evening. 

The event was sponsored by United Heathcare of Georgia and offered disadvantaged and homeless children the opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts with professional athletes. 

The Atlanta Falcons players will provided 35 children from the Atlanta Union Mission with a $100 gift cards and let them choose their gifts at Wal-Mart in Suwanee. 

The children were also treated to a special dinner, courtesy of Wal-Mart.

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