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Even before the creation of the Derrick Nnadi Foundation, Derrick has been quite the philanthropist through partnerships and appearances with several organizations.

Chiefs' Derrick Nnadi celebrates his Super Bowl win by paying the adoption fees for all the dogs in one shelter

Every dog at the KC Pet Project animal shelter is free to adopt, thanks to the Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle. He paid off the adoption fees of more than 100 dogs.

"All my life I always wanted a dog," Nnadi told CNN. "Growing up I didn't have a pet, my parents didn't really allow pets."


Chiefs’ DT Derrick Nnadi Earns the First NFLPA Community MVP Award of the Season

"Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi has already made a significant impression on the field as he enters his second season as a professional, but it’s his work away from the gridiron that earned the former third-round pick acclaim last week."


Derrick Nnadi Tackles for Kids - Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City

"We are thrilled to announce that because of his personal connection to and belief in our work, Chiefs Defensive Lineman Derrick Nnadi will be dedicating his performance this season to raising funds for the Clubs!"


Derrick Nnadi partnering with KC Pet Project to pay dog adoption fees after Chiefs wins

"Chiefs defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi is helping out homeless pets.

This season, Nnadi will partner with KC Pet Project to pay for the adoption fee of a featured dog inside the shelter that needs a home."


Chiefs defensive linemen help Ronald McDonald House families escape with day of fun

"And at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the Ronald McDonald House also gave the family an escape from the stress of everyday life when five Chiefs defensive linemen ambled into one of the play areas in the house for an afternoon of fun games."


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