Greening the Future with The Ovie Mughelli Foundation’s Ovie Mughelli
January 1, 2010
Ovie Mughelli of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons joins John and Mike to talk about his Ovie Mughelli Foundation, and how he is using his star status to reach children and teach them how they can care for the environment and make important green lifestyle changes. Mughelli tells John and Mike that his foundation really took an environmental slant once he arrived in Atlanta to play for the Falcons. Once there, he gained insight on all of the difficulties our natural environment is facing and what needs to be done. An important quote stuck with him: “You can’t love people if you don’t love the environment.” From there, his foundation adopted the motto “Our future is green.” Mughelli’s foundation focuses on the entire green space, from recycling to preserving the rain forest, and teaches children firsthand how to act at a young age. “Going green — you can’t go wrong with that,” Mughelli says.