Seated from left, Brett Favre's mother, Bonita, his wife, Deanna, his brother Scott and his sister Brandi sign copies of the book "Favre" on Oct. 8, 2005, at the Lambeau Field Atrium. Proceeds from the event were donated to charity. File/Press-Gazette
Brett Favre is known for his contributions on the field, but what he's done off the field has bolstered the community in many ways.
In 1996, Favre started the Brett Favre Fourward Foundation, an organization that raises money to provide assistance for disadvantaged or disabled children in Wisconsin and Mississippi. His annual golf tournament for cystic fibrosis and celebrity softball game raise money for the foundation.
Here are just a few of the causes Favre and his family have contributed to: