Tim Tebow

We are so appreciative of the coverage given to Night to Shine, our unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs. The event was a tremendous success and we wanted to share some of the recap highlights with you. Following are key points, quotes, images and video of the NIGHT TO SHINE event sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation on Friday, February 12, 2016…

The Key Points:
  • Night to Shine was created as a worldwide prom for people with special needs ages 16 and older.
  • This year, Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, was simultaneously hosted on February 12 by 200 churches in 48 states and seven countries, including the U.S., Uganda, Haiti, New Zealand, Ecuador, the Philippines and Kenya.
  • More than 32,000 people with special needs attended Night to Shine proms and each one of them was crowned a King or a Queen.
  • More than 70,000 volunteers served at Night to Shine proms around the world.
  • The Tim Tebow Foundation is inviting people to sign their Stand With Us pledge to celebrate people with special needs atwww.timtebowfoundation.org.
  • The Tim Tebow Foundation is inviting supporters to help make this an annual event. Donations can be made at www.timtebowfoundation.org.
  • Tim Tebow was able to surprise volunteers and guests at six different Night to Shine locations:
    • myLIFEspeaks, Neply, Haiti
    • St. Malachy’s Roman Catholic Church, New York City, NY
    • Capital Area Christian Church, Philadelphia, PA
    • Rising Above Ministries, Cookeville, TN
    • Elevation Church, Charlotte, NC
    • First Baptist Church Woodstock, Woodstock, GA
    • In New Mexico, Legacy Church in Albuquerque hosted Night to Shine
  • Tim’s visits consisted of praying with and encouraging volunteers, walking the red carpet with the honored guests, shining shoes, dancing with A LOT of Kings & Queens and sharing the message of God’s love with all volunteers and honored guests.
  • Below we have included photos and B-roll video from Night to Shine proms around the world and some of Tim’s visits.
  • I am so thankful for the 200 host churches and more than 70,000 volunteers that showed God’s love by celebrating people with special needs and are turning Night to Shine into a worldwide movement,” said Tim Tebow, Founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation. “The Night to Shine movement is more than just a prom; it is a night where people with special needs shine and they are told that they matter, that they are important and that God has a plan for their life!”
  • “One of the most exciting parts of this year’s Night to Shine was seeing 200 host churches representing 23 different denominations working together to love and celebrate these amazing people with special needs,” said Erik Dellenback, Executive Director of the Tim Tebow Foundation. “We love working with churches because it isn’t about just one night; it is about celebrating and loving these amazing people 52 weeks a year, and we are so encouraged by how many of our host churches are starting or enhancing their own year-round special needs ministry!”
Photos & Videos:
Visit www.timtebowfoundation.org to see
photos and videos from around the world.

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