Since entering the National Football League in 2015, Raheem Mostert has been a consistent philanthropist, always focusing on the community in which he plays football. During the season, Raheem gives his off days to his respective team’s city. Whether that’s by sharing his life story and how he overcame adversity to underprivileged youth or providing resources to those in need, his mindset is if he can make a positive impact on just one person’s life, he’s done what God put him on earth to do.
In the Mostert household, Raheem and his family live by the quote,
BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD.
Because of this, Raheem, his wife, and sons have been awarded multiple honors for their dedication and time spent giving back to the Bay Area.
2017 – 49ers Community Relations Family Service Award
2018 – Perry/Yonamine Unity Award and 49ers Community Relations Family Service Award
2019 – 49ers Community Relations Family Service Award
2021 – Perry/Yonamine Unity Award and 49ers Community Unity Award
In 2018 and 2021, the 49ers announced Raheem Mostert as the Perry/Yonamine Award winner. Named after the late Joe Perry and Wally Yonamine, the award is given annually to a player who exhibits an exceptional commitment to promoting unity within the team and in their community. As a two-time recipient of the award, the San Francisco 49ers donated $20,000 in Raheem’s name to his charity of choice: the Melanoma Research Foundation.
Raheem participates yearly in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign in an effort to raise awareness and funding for his chosen cause. He has represented multiple nonprofit organizations, including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Ocean Conservancy, and the Melanoma Research Foundation, all of which are near and dear to his heart.
Raheem and his wife, Devon, recently started their own non-profit organization called the Raheem Mostert Waves of Success Foundation and look forward to positively impacting communities across the country.