Inside the launch of Darren Waller’s foundation to fight addiction in Vegas – The Athletic | #students | #parents

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the Raiders are investigating players not wearing masks at the event Monday night and the DragonRidge Country Club was fined $2,000 for COVID-19 violations. The Athletic will have a follow-up story.A red carpet leads to the entrance of the DragonRidge Country Club clubhouse. Inside is a lobby with two tables at the center draped in a silver and black tarp with the words “The Darren Waller Foundation” and “Dealing hope to at risk youth!”

Raiders tight end Darren Waller founded the nonprofit organization with the aim of helping youth “avoid and overcome addiction to drugs and alcohol” and to support those individuals and their families “during their recovery and treatment journey” in January. The setup at the country club Monday was for the foundation’s inaugural “Beyond The Wall” fundraiser in Henderson, Nev.

Many guests who were…

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