Congratulations to the Atlanta Braves on winning their first World Series since 1995! Another MLB season is in the books and what a season it was! Quite the excitement as the other sports leagues get deeper into their seasons! Stay tuned!
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MLB and WNBA Organizational Spotlights featured this week:
SPORTS PHILANTHROPY WORLD
Sports Philanthropy World 2021 was held virtually on June 28-29, 2021. Building on the success of 2020’s virtual event, we had a fantastic response with organizations from around the world.
We are hopeful that 2022 will be a LIVE event. Watch this space for upcoming news and announcements about dates and location!
In 2021, we were privileged to have keynote presentations from:
- Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue
- Diahann Billings-Burford, CEO, RISE
- Richard Jaffe, Co-Owner, Phoenix Suns
- Kim Davis, Executive Vice President, NHL
- Richard Lapchick, Founder, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports
- Jusuf Nurkic, Portland Trail Blazers
- Kojo Annan, Vector Innovation Fund
- Marc Pollick, Giving Back Fund
- Danny Hughes, Entrepreneur
- Devean George, former NBA player, founder, Building Blocks
- David Meltzer, CEO, Sports 1 Marketing
We had over 70 sessions spread across the Main Stage, 7 program tracks and small group workshops.
To watch videos of our sessions and see more details about Sports Philanthropy World 2021, please visit our main Sports Philanthropy World page here.
SPORTS PHILANTHROPY SOCIAL MEDIA
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NEWS FOR THE WEEK
TOP STORIES FROM WEEK ENDING November 8, 2021
- November 8, 2021 — Tony Kemp named 2021 recipient of the Dave Steward Community Service Award
- November 8, 2021 — 2021 GVTC Charitable Golf Classic Raised $172,000 for local Non-Profits
- November 8, 2021 — Sporting heroes deliver mental health fitness presentations
- November 8, 2021 — milNIL Raises Angel Round and launches athlete marketing program empowering local athletes and local businesses
- November 8, 2021 — How businesses can engage the new age of affiliate sponsorships with student-athletes
- November 8, 2021 — Non-Profit BLUE Missions launch program for college student-athletes
- November 7, 2021 — Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliot helping shine light on local charity in Dallas
- November 7, 2021 — DeWitt Wegmans hosts pep rally for Syracuse student-athletes
- November 7, 2021 — Nike continues to celebrate HBCU’s with 2021 Yardrunners Campaign
- November 7, 2021 — Sports medicine & Rehab center’s focus is one-on-one care
- November 7, 2021 — Community comes together to raise funds, clean up fields after fields were vandalized
- November 6, 2021 — NBA Star James Harden supports beautification project at Harlem school
- November 6, 2021 — Point University hires first female athletic director
- November 5, 2021 — Foot Locker and NBA refurbish community basketball court in the heart of South London with support from local partners
- November 5, 2021 — Bloomsburg University Athletics raises over $10K for Make-A-Wish Foundation
- November 5, 2021 — Carolina Panthers and Guy Roofing Recognize Outstanding High School Student Athletes in the Carolina’s
- November 5, 2021 — NFL TO HONOR, EMPOWER AND CONNECT THE MILITARY AND VETERAN COMMUNITY THROUGH NFL SALUTE TO SERVICE
- November 4, 2021 — Atlanta Falcons GM Terry Fontenot wants to help rebuild weather-ravaged Louisiana hometown
- November 4, 2021 — 48 schools, 900 student athletes participate in OK conference leadership summit
- November 4, 2021 — Aztec Freshman help homeless
- November 3, 2021 — Georgetown’s Sandhill Fields building indoor sports facility
- November 3, 2021 — Tennis for fun begins second season at LBK Public Tennis Center
- November 3, 2021 — Penn Athletics Raises $241 million during game onward campaign
- November 3, 2021 — Community Heroes: Derek Fudge trains athletes to be more successful in sports and life
- November 2, 2021 — KAT’s Community Coat Drive Tips off November 5th
- November 2, 2021 — Mavs select Porzingis as the Chime Community Spotlight Award Winner
- November 2, 2021 — Philly Sports Teams & Toyota Salute Nation’s Heroes
- November 2, 2021 — New Orleans Saints, Sanderson Farms, Delgado Community College, extend reach for hurricane Ida relief with food distribution series
- November 11, 2021 — First Tee — Greater Chicago Presents: TASTE 2021
- November 16, 2021–Special Olympics Illinois Evening Reception
- December 10, 2021 — Tyreek Hill Family Foundation Gala
- December 14, 2021 — 2021 Esports Travel Summit
- December 15, 2021 — 2021 Esports Travel Summit
- December 16, 2021 — 2021 Esports Travel Summit
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