Campers were given T-shirts and lunch at former NFL player Keith Rucker's Rise 4 the Sky camp at H-F Saturday. (David P. Funk/H-F Chronicle)
Feature, Sports

Football pro’s camp asks H-F kids to Reach 4 The Sky

Harvey native Keith Rucker named his foundation with intention.

The former NFL player hosts football camps with Reach 4 The Sky. When the charity was forming and logos were being considered, one with a figure reaching over the Chicago skyline just spoke to him. Reach 4 The Sky was born.

Rucker and his team of coaches were at Homewood-Flossmoor High School July 9 and 10 to host a free football and cheerleading camp for kids 6 to 14 years old.

“A former teammate of mine in the NFL was having a camp . . .

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