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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.
SPORTS PHILANTHROPY SOCIAL MEDIA
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NEWS FOR THE WEEK
TOP STORIES FROM WEEK ENDING December 13, 2021
- December 13, 2021 — Seattle Kraken broadcaster, players are finding success on the rink and fulfillment in the community
- December 13, 2021 — Colts’ Kenny Moore gives back to families ahead of Christmas
- December 13, 2021 — Alonzo Carter’s Zoom calls are changing lives and elevating careers
- December 13, 2021 — BYU, Utah Football Teams come together to help those in need
- December 12, 2021 — Tim Duncan has teamed up with the San Antonio Food Bank for the holidays
- December 12, 2021 — Cardinals’ Zach Ertz, USWNT star Julie Ertz team up for the boys and girls club of the valley shopping spree
- December 11, 2021 — MLB distributes gifts for BGCA
- December 11, 2021 — Trigg Athletes collecting supplies for tornado victims
- December 11, 2021 — NBA All Star Kris Middleton gives back for the holidays
- December 11, 2021 — NBA Foundation grants WestCare $200,000
- December 10, 2021 — New Orleans Saints owner spreads holiday cheer to hospitalized children
- December 10, 2021 — Norse Athletics raise over $329,000 on One Team Day
- December 10, 2021 — MLS and Wells Fargo announce Community MVP’s for 27 MLS clubs
- December 10, 2021 — Swansboro honors Claude Crews’ community spirit with name on middle school gym
- December 9, 2021 — Hawks and ‘Vision to Learn’ Provide Eye Exams and Distribute Eyeglasses to More than 150 Students at Camp Creek Middle School
- December 9, 2021 — Seahawks To Donate $500,000 To Seattle’s Youth Achievement Center
- December 9, 2021 — How to Truly Make an Impact When Giving Back
- December 9, 2021 — Sketchers Partners with Hoop ‘Till it hurts foundation on kids’ Basketball Footwear Collection
- December 9, 2021 — UMF student-athletes make donation to local Gerry Wiles Food Drive in the spirit of the holidays
- December 8, 2021 — Chiefs’ Mathieu making important plays on and off the field
- December 8, 2021 — Timberwolves Host Annual Holiday Shopping For Kids
- December 8, 2021 — New Orleans Saints player Marquez Callaway helps deliver free coats to students recovering from Hurricane Ida
- December 8, 2021 — Belmont Abbey College’s student-athletes show they care for community
- December 8, 2021 — Villanova Announces a Formal Two-Year Partnership with Team IMPACT
- December 7, 2021 — Dak Prescott, Derrick Henry headline Walter Payton award nominees
- December 7, 2021 — NBA Foundation’s forth round of grants record $11 million to support 38 non-profit organization