Past Events

June 30, 2022

5:00 PM

The 19th Annual Penn State Lift for Life will again feature the Nittany Lion offense taking on the defense in a series of competitions to benefit rare diseases through the Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for kids to support the Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes. All proceeds from the Penn State Lift for Life will benefit the rare disease community.

Location: Penn State University, Lasch Practice Fields | 201 Hastings Rd

June 28, 2022

8:00 AM

There’s never been a more important moment to harness the power of sport and play to address the physical and mental health of our kids. You’ll hear from researchers, thought leaders, athletes, coaches, and organizations in youth development, sports, education, policy, and philanthropy. You’ll learn how we are working together to expand sport and play for our most vulnerable youth and how you can help advance our efforts.

Location: JW Marriott LA Live | 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

June 27, 2022

9:00 AM

Once a year, the NFL, NBA, and MLB Alumni come together to raise money to provide grants and funding for charities serving children and veterans. This year’s golf tournament will be held at the Dominion Club located in the center of the Wyndham master-planned community. It has established itself as Glen Allen’s premier destination for golf, tennis, swimming, dining, and family fun.

Location: The Dominion Golf Club | 6000 Dominion Club Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23059

June 27, 2022

6:00 PM

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that Carl Allegretti, the president of Arbor Investments, will be inducted into the NFF Leadership Hall of Fame. The NFF Leadership Hall of Fame was created nearly a decade ago, and it has become a powerful vehicle to implement the NFF mission by recognizing great leaders who want to pay it forward.

Location: Chicago Cut Steakhouse | 300 N Lasalle Street Chicago, IL 60654

June 26, 2022

3:00 Pm-6:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of fun for the entire family that will help us raise money to further our mission of breaking the cycle of generational poverty. There will be food, fun, contests, prizes, and even surprise celebrity appearances!

Location: Top Golf Atlanta Midtown | 1600 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW Atlanta, GA

June 23, 2022

7:30 PM- 10:30 PM

Genesis Peace Hub Gala will be hosting Sounds of Healing on June 23rd. Sounds of Healing is a multi-year array of performances and interdisciplinary work focused on arts, trauma, and healing. Components include musical performances, music and dance programs, multimedia, and sculpture exhibits with musical installation accompaniment.

Location: Adler Planetarium | 1300 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605

June 22, 2022

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CT

Join us for an evening of Executive Networking aboard Wendella Cruises, 400 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Enjoy food, drinks, and connecting with fantastic people!

Location: Wendella Tours & Cruises | 400 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

June 21, 2022

9:00 AM

Join us for the 23rd Annual Chip in for Girls Golf Outing! We are returning to Cantigny on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 to celebrate Girl Powerful. For 27 years, Girls in the Game has given young women in Chicago and beyond the tools and confidence they need to achieve any goal they set for themselves. Through sports, health and leadership programs, Girls in the Game instills the confidence, motivation and belief that no goal they set for themselves is too high. No goal is unreachable. And that if they can dream it, they can be it; and accomplish anything they set their mind to. And when that happens… that’s Girl Powerful.

Location: Cantigny Golf, 27W270 Mack Road, Wheaton, IL

June 20, 2022

12:00 PM

A scramble format Golf Outing & Dinner benefitting the kids & families of Bounce Children’s Foundation at the highly acclaimed Harborside International Golf Center! 12:00 PM – Check-In & Range/Putting Green Available 1:00 PM – Shotgun Start 5:30 PM – Cocktails on the Patio 6:00 PM – Casual Dinner and Program 7:00 PM – Conclusion NOTE: This event will strictly follow all COVID safety protocols.

Location: Harborside International Golf Center 11001 S. Doty Ave. East Chicago, IL 60628

June 20, 2022

Location: The Club at Wynstone | North Barrington, IL

June 17, 2022

9:00 AM

2022 Play Like a Champion Today Sports Leadership Conference will be held in-person June 17-18, 2022 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The Play Like a Champion Today Sports Leadership Conference is the premiere annual gathering of youth and high school athletic administrators, coaches, and leaders from across North America. The conference celebrates the three pillars of connection, education, and inspiration. The event provides a unique opportunity to interact in kinship with like-minded sport leaders while learning core elements of the Play Like a Champion approach to developing the whole athlete.

Location: University of Notre Dame | Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA

June 17, 2022

7:00 AM

Celebrating 38 years, Ron Jaworski's Celebrity Golf Challenge has raised over $6 Million for at-risk youth in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Ron Jaworski, NFL Legend, is an active community champion and has focused his charitable support on his foundation – the Jaws Youth Playbook. The Jaws Youth Playbook hosts several fundraising events each year, the crown jewel of which is Ron’s Annual Celebrity Golf Challenge. RIVERWINDS GOLF & TENNIS CLUB - West Deptford, NJ Friday, June 17, 2022 Tee Times - 7 AM START

Location: RiverWinds Golf & Tennis Club 270 Eagle Point Rd. West Deptford, NJ 08086

June 16, 2022

1:00 PM

Celebrating 38 years, Ron Jaworski's Celebrity Golf Challenge has raised over $6 Million for at-risk youth in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Ron Jaworski, NFL Legend, is an active community champion and has focused his charitable support on his foundation – the Jaws Youth Playbook. The Jaws Youth Playbook hosts several fundraising events each year, the crown jewel of which is Ron’s Annual Celebrity Golf Challenge. LIVE! CASINO - Philadelphia, PA Thursday, June 16 , 2022 1:00 PM -- Hospitality Suite, Center Bar 7:00 PM -- Celebrity Pairings Party, Market Ballroom 10:00 PM -- Johnnie Walker Lounge, Outdoor Patio

Location: LIVE! Casino Philadelphia

June 12, 2022

5:00 PM

The James Beard Foundation celebrates and supports the people behind America's food culture while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive. Established over 30 years ago, the Foundation has highlighted the centrality of food culture in our daily lives and is committed to supporting a resilient and flourishing industry that honors its divers communities. Join Marquee Development and the James Beard Foundation for a long-table family-style dinner in Center Field of Wrigley Field.

Location: Wrigley Field | 1060 West Addison Street Chicago, IL 60613

June 10, 2022

8:00 AM

The Jarrett Payton Foundation (JPF) will host the 11th Annual Jarrett Payton Foundation Golf Outing. All proceeds from this special day help to fund our JPF programs. JPF is committed to positively impacting the lives of children and adolescents physically, emotionally, and psychologically by creating and providing programs that present them with a wide variety of opportunities specifically designed to develop their leadership skills and enrich their lives.

Location: Ruffled Feathers Golf Club | 1 Pete Dye Dr, Lemont, IL 60439

June 4, 2022

6:00 PM

The 25th annual Bears Care Gala, will take place June 4 at the United Club at Soldier Field. The Gala provides continued support for promising ongoing research in the fight against breast and ovarian cancer and funding new initiatives and clinical trials, several of which focus on addressing health inequity in cancer care for women of color.

Location: The United Club at Soldier Field | 1410 Special Olympics Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

May 31, 2022

10AM PST

The Rose Bowl Institute invites you to join us for a one-hour panel discussion as part of The Rose Bowl Institute's series of Dialogues on Race and Sports, addressing Native Americans in Sport. Featured speakers include Professional Lacrosse Player Jeremy Thompson, Former WNBA Athlete Angel Goodrich, and 2X Stanley Cup Champion Jordan Nolan.

Location: Virtual Event

May 22, 2022

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET

Athletes for Hope is excited to announce our first annual Play for Good event, honoring Community Hero Award recipient Katie Ledecky, presented by previous recipient Stephen Curry (virtual). We invite you to join us in person to support our organization’s efforts to educate, inspire and connect athletes to underserved communities throughout the U.S. and beyond. Entertainment, food, drinks and an opportunity to bid on an incredible assortment of auction items will be provided.

Location: St. James Sports Complex | Springfield, VA

May 19, 2022

The express purpose of the Symposium is to educate the public about Congressional legislative initiatives that could advance improved educational outcomes and the health and safety of college athletes while retaining all of the positive individual development effects and campus/community camaraderie we all love about intercollegiate athletics. The one-day program will feature three panels, each focusing on House or Senate bills that could result in the most significant positive reforms of college sport.

Location: Washington, D.C. – The National Press Club

May 19, 2022

11:30 AM

The Lott IMPACT Trophy is awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of athletics and recognizes college football’s Defensive Player of the Year who best exemplifies the IMPACT acronym: Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community, and Tenacity. This award represents the first college football award to give equal weight to personal character as well as athletic performance from a defensive college player.

Location: The Pacific Club's Hamilton Dining Room | 4110 MacArthur Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92660

May 10, 2022

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We’re ready to celebrate the transformative power of sport - together! We are thrilled to bring our community together to elevate the healing power of sport, honor the resilience of Chicago’s young people, and celebrate Chicago Run’s next phase of impact. We invite you to join us for our 13th annual Little Steps, Big Stars gala, emceed by NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal. A lot has changed over the past two years, but the need for equitable access to inclusive running and physical activity hasn’t. With your support and the funds raised at the Little Steps, Big Stars gala, Chicago Run will continue empowering youth and strengthening communities with equitable access to physical activity programming. Tickets on sale soon!

Location: Galleria Marchetti | 825 W. Erie Street | Chicago, IL 60642

May 9, 2022

Check out founder, Jerome Bettis' Bus Stops Here Foundation and help us raise money to provide inner-city youth with opportunities and resources to become healthy, confident, and productive individuals of society. The Blue and Gold Golf Outing is coming up in Atlanta on May 9, 2022 with Bus Stops Here Foundation and their Notre Dame teammates!

May 1, 2022

Turn 2 Foundation is partnering with Baha Mar Resorts to host the 2022 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational at the spectacular luxury resort destination in The Bahamas this April! Tee off surrounded by the natural beauty of The Bahamas at Baha Mar's Jack Nicklaus signature designed Royal Blue Golf Course and enjoy an array of weekend festivities at the spectacular luxury resort destination. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Location: Baha Mar Resort | Nassau, Bahamas

April 30, 2022

Turn 2 Foundation is partnering with Baha Mar Resorts to host the 2022 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational at the spectacular luxury resort destination in The Bahamas this April! Tee off surrounded by the natural beauty of The Bahamas at Baha Mar's Jack Nicklaus signature designed Royal Blue Golf Course and enjoy an array of weekend festivities at the spectacular luxury resort destination. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Location: Baha Mar Resort | Nassau, Bahamas

April 29, 2022

Turn 2 Foundation is partnering with Baha Mar Resorts to host the 2022 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational at the spectacular luxury resort destination in The Bahamas this April! Tee off surrounded by the natural beauty of The Bahamas at Baha Mar's Jack Nicklaus signature designed Royal Blue Golf Course and enjoy an array of weekend festivities at the spectacular luxury resort destination. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Location: Baha Mar Resort | Nassau, Bahamas

April 28, 2022

Turn 2 Foundation is partnering with Baha Mar Resorts to host the 2022 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational at the spectacular luxury resort destination in The Bahamas this April! Tee off surrounded by the natural beauty of The Bahamas at Baha Mar's Jack Nicklaus signature designed Royal Blue Golf Course and enjoy an array of weekend festivities at the spectacular luxury resort destination. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

Location: Baha Mar Resort | Nassau, Bahamas

April 25, 2022

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CT

COME JOIN THE SPORTS PHILANTHROPY NETWORK AND SUPPORT OUR WOMEN’S SPORTS INITIATIVES. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO ACCELERATE THE PACE OF CHANGE AS WE CELEBRATE FIFTY YEARS OF TITLE IX. Join Sports Philanthropy Network as we celebrate Fifty Years of Title IX with our sports bra drive and raise funds for our 2022 Women’s Sports Initiatives. For more details about this event, please visit our Chicago Chapter Page. Please bring a new sports bra to donate to The Sports Bra Project for underserved women and girls.

Location: Shoeless Joe's Ale House & Grille | 4926 N River Rd, Schiller Park, IL 60176

April 22, 2022

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM CST

Soccer Ball is Urban Initiatives’ largest fundraiser! This fun and impactful evening provides guests with an opportunity to learn about Urban Initiatives’ programming and network with engaged members of the Urban Initiatives community while supporting our work. This year will be Urban Initiatives’ 16th Anniversary Soccer Ball!

Location: Rockwell on the River 3057 N. Rockwell Chicago, IL 60618

April 7, 2022

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Red Carpet Poetry SLAM will be held at the Adler Planetarium on Thursday, April 7 from 6:30 - 10 p.m. America SCORES Chicago’s signature event enables Community Poetry SLAM winners to give encore performances of their poems to a crowd of more than 300 professionals, donors, poetry enthusiasts, volunteers, coaches, community leaders, and families. Guests enjoy food and cocktails while bidding on live and silent auction packages from Chicago’s most renowned restaurants, memorabilia from sports teams, exciting adventures, and more.

Location: Adler Planetarium 1300 S Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60605

April 5, 2022

12:00 PM

Please join us for the 26th Annual Palm Beach Golf Tournament, Co-Chaired by Debbie Adams and Lou Shook. At this year's Tournament, we will honor Bruce Fleisher (z"l) at the Cocktail Reception following golf.

Location: Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course | Palm Beach, FL

April 1, 2022

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET

GENERATION W is excited to announce that our signature event returns in-person on Friday April 1, 2022 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Business and community leaders and experts from around the country will once again gather for an insightful day that will transform our thinking, inspire our spirits, and connect our worlds. This year Generation W will explore CONNECTION. Certainly, the last two years have shown us how interconnected our world is... from health to climate to the economy to the relationships in our own families... Connection is both complex and in many ways very simple. As always, we will explore this topic as only Generation W can, with brilliant speakers and panelists, with humor and with heart. We hope you can join us! Let Generation W be your fuel for the next year! Friday, April 1, 2022 Registration begins at 7:00 AM Social Networking Reception begins at 4:00 PM **Breakfast, lunch and parking included**

Location: University of North Florida - Fine Arts Center | 1 University of North Florida Drive | Jacksonville, FL 32224

April 1, 2022

Save the date!

Location: Delray Tennis Center | 201 W Atlantic Avenue | Delray Beach, FL 33444

March 26, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Building off the success of previous Community Conversations, this year's event is free with virtual sessions beginning on March 22. The event seeks to engage educators, nonprofit administrators, parents, coaches, and adults invested in WNY youth sports. Deep Dive Workshops: Saturday, March 26 - 9:00 am to Noon: Telling Our Story/ Cornerstone Program *Please choose a track you would like to join for a deeper dive.

March 24, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Building off the success of previous Community Conversations, this year's event is free with virtual sessions beginning on March 22. The event seeks to engage educators, nonprofit administrators, parents, coaches, and adults invested in WNY youth sports. Keynote Speakers: Thursday - March 24 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm: How Do We Change the Conversation Around Youth Sports?

March 23, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Building off the success of previous Community Conversations, this year's event is free with virtual sessions beginning on March 22. The event seeks to engage educators, nonprofit administrators, parents, coaches, and adults invested in WNY youth sports. Keynote Speakers: Wednesday, March 23 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm: How Do We Secure Sports Equipment?

March 22, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Building off the success of previous Community Conversations, this year's event is free with virtual sessions beginning on March 22. The event seeks to engage educators, nonprofit administrators, parents, coaches, and adults invested in WNY youth sports. Keynote Speakers: Tuesday, March 22 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm: How Do We Tell Our Story?

March 18, 2022

The first annual, The Randy Grimes Charity Pickle Ball Event, to benefit Athletes in Recovery Foundation Pro Air. This event will be featuring current and former professional athletes and celebrities.

Location: Delray Beach Tennis Center | Delray, FL

March 16, 2022

12:30 PM EDT

From basketball and football to lacrosse and swimming, college athletes playing numerous sports are marketing and selling rights to their names, images, and likenesses (NIL). Join this conversation to discuss and learn about the technology that is crucial in maximizing opportunities and value for athletes, brands, teams, and leagues.

March 9, 2022

Mark your calendar for the return of the WISE/R Symposium and 26th Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon celebrating our 2020 honorees — in person in New York City on March 8–9, 2022.

March 8, 2022

March 2, 2022

5:30 PM PST

In 1963, at the height of the civil rights movement, the Loyola Ramblers of Chicago broke racial barriers and changed college basketball forever. Now, nearly 60 years later, this legendary team is reexamined by Loyola basketball player and co-captain, Lucas Williamson. Woven together with archival footage and modern day interviews, this captivating story continues to provide inspiration in the fight for equality. To join ISSSSC in this film viewing or learn about upcoming events, go to www.sjsu.edu/wordstoaction for more information. Follow the film screening ISSSSC will host a Sport Conversation for Change virtual panel on Tuesday, March 15th at 12:00 pm PST. Stay tuned to our website for registration information.

Location: Student Union Theater Courtyard | 149-157 South 9th Street | San Jose, CA 95112

February 24, 2022

6:00 PM CST

For 27 years, Girls in the Game has given over 55,000 young women in Chicago and Baltimore the tools and confidence they need to achieve any goal they set for themselves. Through sports, health, and leadership programs, Girls in the Game instills the confidence, motivation, and belief that no goal they set for themselves is too high. No goal is unreachable. And that if they can dream it, they can be it; and accomplish anything they set their mind to. And when that happens…that’s Girl Powerful. Join Girls in the Game supporters, participants, and alumnae as we celebrate 27 years of helping girls discover their power. Enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner, and awards ceremony. Hear from honored Champions and girls themselves to celebrate all that can be accomplished when you feel powerful. Bronze Sponsorships and tables are available below. If you have any questions or would like any further information about Silver, Gold, Presenting, or other sponsorship options, contact Dawn Kobel.

Location: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile | 505 N. Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611

February 19, 2022

8:30 AM EST

Athletes in Action will be hosting the 15th Annual All-Star Breakfast on February 19th, 2022, during the NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. This event will celebrate Character, Leadership, and Faith and features the presentation of the Jerry Colangelo and Bobby Jones Awards.

Location: Cleveland, OH

February 18, 2022

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Diverse Representation is excited to host a networking brunch during NBA All-Star Weekend celebrating Black agents, attorneys, managers, financial advisors, and other executives in the sports industry. The brunch will be followed by a panel conversation on the current state of diversity in the sports industry. Please stay tuned for additional details!

Location: Union Club | Cleveland, OH

February 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST

The 2022 Play Football Family Festival will celebrate youth and high school football participants, coaches, programs, and partners during Super Bowl LVI. More than 1,500 attendees are expected at the Play Football Family Festival, which aims to unite youth and high school football communities while developing their leadership, self-discipline, and teamwork attributes. This event will feature NFL Legends autographs, football clinics, equipment fittings, a New Era Cap youth pro camp, NFL FLAG skills and drills station, a parents’ forum, breakout panel sessions, and activations from both the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. From additional photo opportunities, a live DJ, giveaways, food trucks, and interactive activations from Riddell, New Era Cap, and more, the 2022 Play Football Family Festival will celebrate the football community, coaches, and players who bring passion, fun, and excitement to the sport.

Location: Bishop Mora Salesian High School | 960 S Soto St | Los Angeles, CA 90023

February 12, 2022

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Big Game Big Give proudly benefits non-profit organizations around the globe through the Fund for the Advancement of Philanthropy. As The Giving Back Fund marks its 25th year of making the world a better place, the world is facing yet a new set of challenges. This year, more than ever before, we will be putting philanthropy center stage, on the world’s biggest stage.

Location: The Jonathan Club | 850 Palisades Beach Road | Santa Monica, CA 90403

February 10, 2022

7:00 - 11:00 PM PST

The Ditka & Jaws Cigars with the Stars Party will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2022, in California! Super Bowl is a time for Ditka and Jaws to bring their friends together to raise funds, awareness, and give back to two worthy charities: Jaws Youth Playbook and Gridiron Greats Foundation. This VIP Cigar Party features premium cigars from the industry's top brands, single-malt scotch, and many football celebrities to keep you and your guests entertained throughout the evening. Red Carpet Entrance Heavy Appetizers Indoor / Outdoor venue (smoking is not permitted in the indoor space) Silent Auction with One-of-Kind Sports Memorabilia

Location: “The Yard” at California Plaza | Two California Plaza 350 South Grand Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90071

February 10, 2022

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club | 25291 Vista Del Verde | Orange County, CA 92679

February 10, 2022

4:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST

The Legends & Leaders Panel is comprised of high-impact sports and business professionals who will share their innovation stories and vision for the next generation of leaders. All proceeds benefit the Sold Out Youth Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit led by Roman Gabriel III. Sold Out's mission is to engage, educate and inspire students to live a life of alcohol and drug abstinence via an interactive health, wellness, and fitness education platform.

Location: UCI Beall Applied Innovation at the Cove | 5270 California Avenue | #100 | Irvine, CA 92617

February 4, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: TAP Sports Bar | MGM Grand | 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd | Las Vegas, NV 89109