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Bill Snyder Donates Autographed Footballs to Mentoring4Success

Money raised will go toward funding the program that matches inmates with mentors inShare0
Bill Snyder donates autographed footballs to Mentoring4Success. (Image K DOC) Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder has dedicated his career to mentoring college football players. Now his interest in Kansas prisons will result in funds to help match inmates with mentors of their own.

Snyder recently participated in a program to promote responsible parenting by men incarcerated at El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF). While there, Snyder took time to autograph several footballs, which will be auctioned, with the proceeds dedicated to Mentoring4Success. Mentoring4Success pairs inmates who are within six months of their parole with a mentee who can assist them in a successful transition to society.
Footballs autographed by Snyder regularly sell for more than $200 apiece. Mentoring4Success coordinator Gloria Geither is excited to see how the money raised can benefit the ment…