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Hometown MVP: Broncos lineman Dalton Risner creating positive impact through foundation

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Dalton Risner, a Colorado native, makes positive impact with his RisnerUp Foundation.

DENVER — 9NEWS continued our Hometown MVP series on Sunday night with a local hero. 

For Broncos guard Dalton Risner, being able to play for his hometown team is a dream in itself.  

The Broncos offensive lineman grew up on the eastern plains in Wiggins and is now a pivotal piece of the offensive line. 

With one dream realized he has even bigger dreams in-store off the field for his RisnerUp Foundation. 

On the foundation's website it says the following about its mission: "The RisnerUp foundation was created – quite simply – to positively impact others through love and kindness. Whether it be our work with Special Olympics, people suffering from serious illnesses, or just offering a helping hand, we aim to lift spirits, generate smiles, and spread the word of God."

It continues with a message from Risner: "I started this foundation to glorify Jesus Christ with the platform that I’m blessed with. I have discovered who I am and want to be; a man that spreads love and kindness to everyone. I want to change the world. The RisnerUp Foundation seeks to spread the message of Jesus, love, and kindness to ALL." 

>>> Watch the Hometown MVP story above to learn more.

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