Wesley Woodyard talks Denver Broncos, toy drive

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DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Linebacker Wesley Woodyard #52 of the Denver Broncos cheers on his teammates during a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

KUSA - Wesley Woodyard made the first big play that helped the Denver Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Woodyard picked off KC quarterback Alex Smith in the end zone. He's also one of the key leaders for the Denver defense.

Woodyard is more than just a football player, however. He has a big event planned for Monday with his foundation: 16Ways.

16Ways Foundation recognizes an emotional need for at-risk youth. At-risk youth require reassurance that they matter, in order for them to achieve their highest possible academic and social levels, with the intent to become productive, contributing members of society.

The Foundation will work on a national level to develop and implement workshops, seminars, camps, and other activities. These are designed to build self-esteem, promote responsibility for one's own actions and overcoming obstacle's, and demonstrate the importance of academics, knowledge of career options and professional development, community involvement, and mental and physical fitness among youth of all socio-economic backgrounds. The foundation's primary focus is to work with at-risk youth between the ages of 8 and 18 and a secondary focus on adults in employment transition.

The toy drive will be Dec. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Denver Aquarium at 700 Water St. Find out more about the toy drive here: http://bit.ly/1cRJbvS.

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