Brett Favre’s Charity for Needy Kids Gift $60K to His Daughter’s High School for Volleyball Facility

Brett Favre’s Charity for Needy Kids Gift K to His Daughter’s High School for Volleyball Facility

Before Brett Favre allegedly siphoned $5 million in Mississippi welfare funds to build a new volleyball facility at Southern Miss—his alma mater and where his daughter played the sport—his nonprofit for “disadvantaged children” helped bankroll a new volleyball facility at her top-performing high school, The Daily Beast has learned. His charity also shelled out more … Read more

Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre’s Charity Donated to University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation as He Pushed for State Funds

Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre’s Charity Donated to University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation as He Pushed for State Funds

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre’s charity, Favre 4 Hope, donated more than $130,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation from 2018 to 2020, according to tax records obtained by ESPN on Wednesday. During the same period, Favre was trying to raise money for a new volleyball stadium at the university, where he played … Read more

Current gov. previously stopped Jackson water crisis funding

Current gov.  previously stopped Jackson water crisis funding

By Michael Goldberg | Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON, Miss. — Years before people in Jackson were recently left without running water for several days, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves claimed to have helped block money to fund water system repairs in the capital city. Reeves, a Republican, blames Jackson’s water crisis on mismanagement at the … Read more

SiriusXM and ESPN Milwaukee Suspend Brett Favre Programming as Welfare Scandal Rises

SiriusXM and ESPN Milwaukee Suspend Brett Favre Programming as Welfare Scandal Rises

Two of Brett Favre’s weekly shows have reportedly been suspended over the former quarterback’s alleged involvement in a benefit fraud case set in Mississippi. ESPN Milwaukee paused the podcast “The Brett Favre Show” last week, a CBS MoneyWatch spokesperson confirmed. ESPN Milwaukee is owned by Good Karma Brands of Wisconsin and not Disney’s sports programming … Read more

SiriusXM and ESPN suspend Brett Favre programming as wellness scandal mounts

SiriusXM and ESPN Milwaukee Suspend Brett Favre Programming as Welfare Scandal Rises

Former civil servant pleads guilty in welfare scandal Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty in Mississippi Welfare Scandal 00:21 Two of Brett Favre’s weekly shows have reportedly been suspended over the former quarterback’s alleged involvement in a benefit fraud case set in Mississippi. ESPN paused the podcast “The Brett Favre Show” last week, NBC Sports reported, and SiriusXM … Read more

Former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleads guilty in fraud case

Former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleads guilty in fraud case

Ex-official pleads guilty in welfare scandal Ex-official pleads guilty in Mississippi welfare scandal 00:21 A former director of Mississippi’s welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to new federal charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S. — … Read more

Texts by Brett Favre Included in Lawsuit Over Mis-spent Mississippi Social Security Funds

Texts by Brett Favre Included in Lawsuit Over Mis-spent Mississippi Social Security Funds

CNN — Text messages released as part of a civil lawsuit involving mis-spent welfare funds in Mississippi reportedly show former Governor Phil Bryant worked to help former NFL and Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre get money to build a volleyball facility at the University of Southern Mississippi. “Just left Brett Farve (sic). Can we … Read more

Texts: The ex-governor of Mississippi knew about Favre .’s welfare money

Texts: The ex-governor of Mississippi knew about Favre .’s welfare money

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Newly revealed text messages show how closely a Mississippi governor was involved in transferring more than $1 million in welfare money to Brett Favre to help pay for one of the retired NFL quarterback’s pet projects. Instead of the money intended to help low-income families in one of the poorest states … Read more

Brett Favre biographer tells fans not to read the book – NBC Chicago

Brett Favre biographer tells fans not to read the book – NBC Chicago

Brett Favre biographer tells fans not to read book that originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Author Jeff Pearlman is warning readers not to buy his “largely glowing” biography about Hall-of-Fame quarterback Brett Favre after text messages earlier this week revealed that Favre and former Mississippi governor Phil Bryant were diverting social funds to build … Read more

Brett Favre was helped by Phil Bryant to secure funding for USM volleyball stadium, lyrics show

Brett Favre was helped by Phil Bryant to secure funding for USM volleyball stadium, lyrics show

The Brett Favre-Mississippi welfare scandal reached new heights Monday with released text messages linking Favre again to the misuse of the state’s welfare funds for a volleyball stadium at the University of Southern Mississippi. Favre is charged with attempting to funnel $5 million into the new complex built in his Southern Miss alma mater, where … Read more