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September 2019 Sports Philanthropy Round Up

Action Sports

Ryan Sheckler’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Gala Receives Unprecedented Amount of Giving

Photo essay: GRLSWIRL skateboarders go big with inclusion, inspiration and philanthropy

Hurricane Dorian relief comes from Florida sports icons Dan Marino, Tiger Woods, Kelly Slater

East LA Board Shop Combines Skateboarding, Education To Keep Kids Off The Streets

Corporate Partnerships

Keurig Dr Pepper and Good Sports Announce 2019 Winners of the Let’s Play High School Equipment Makeover Challenge

Columbia Sportswear Company to Support Dorian Relief Efforts

The Aspen Institute’s Project Play And Kellogg Company’s Mission Tiger Team Up To Help Save Middle School Sports


Woods, Timberlake And Crew To Help Rebuild

International Leagues

All Blacks support change of focus for youth sport – ‘It’s about trying new sports and staying involved’

German Bundesliga football club offers fans a ‘climate ticket’

PBA teams up with World Vision for charity

Roma Announce Generation Amazing Partnership

Thunder Joins Forces with OzHarvest


Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awarded Over $1.1 Million Grants To Local Nonprofit Organizations Through July 2019


Rockets’ Russell Westbrook Launches Educational Tech Program for At-Risk Youth

Steph, Ayesha Curry team with PGA REACH to host first golf tournament

Jordan pledges $1 million for hurricane relief in Bahamas

Klay Thompson announces charity golf tournament for Bahamas, rips Trump Administration aid efforts


U-M alum Dexter Mason teams sports with service to promote social justice

U of Tennessee sells design of bullied boy’s homemade shirt

Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching Grants Awarded by the Women’s Sports Foundation

WVU Men’s Basketball to host Charity Exhibition Game

Meet Carson King, the ‘Iowa Legend’ who’s raised more than $1 million for charity off of a sign asking for beer money


Texans DE J.J. Watt releases two-year report on Hurricane Harvey relief

Former NFL Player Mike Brown is Reshaping Philanthropy and Fundraising Through Gamified Giving

Brandon Carr, Baltimore Ravens Cornerback, Partners With National Breast Cancer Foundation to Help Underserved Women

‘Ballin’ On A Budget’ | Ravens Host Financial Education Course For Players

How the US Bank Stadium achieved the highest level of sustainability certification

Schmuck: Former Raven Torrey Smith’s retirement from the NFL is football’s loss and Baltimore’s gain

For this former NFL player’s foundation, a new focus on empowering Baltimore’s young women

American Cancer Society and National Football League Partner on Crucial Catch Campaign Sweepstakes

DeSean Jackson’s Nipsey Hussle Cleats Will Be Auctioned Off Each Week To Benefit His Charity


Flyers offer up chance to race against Gritty for charity

Anaheim Ducks Players Show Support for World Duchenne Day and Help Raise Funds for CureDuchenne


IOC to Host Global Gathering of Inspiring Young Leaders Ahead of Lausanne 2020

Citi Unveils Its Roster of 41 Para Athletes One Year out From Tokyo 2020

Black Girl Strength: Olympian Benita Fitzgerald And The Gold Medal That Keeps On Giving

“Champions for Peace: at Our Side for 10 Years”

Sport for Development

Meet the blind sports announcer whose mission is to make games more accessible

Former UMass player, coach Kalekeni Banda speaks with teams about work in native Malawi

Grassroots sports in India for girls

Hoops camp urges South Sudan’s youth to focus strongly on sport

Meek Mill Unveils Renovated Basketball Courts For Youth In Philly

Sport England launches new campaign “We Are Undefeatable Campaign”

Sports Biz Camps

“Youth SOAR: Sport and Arts for Resilience” – Generations For Peace announces partnership with Laureus Sport for Good USA and Gary Comer Youth Centre

How sport can promote sustainable and responsible consumption

WATCH: Giants Of Africa takes Women’s Basketball to Somalia

Seattle professional sports teams unite to support play equity in King County

How a Chicago woman is helping get exercise into the daily lives of girls

Beyond Sport Announces Winners of Global Awards

Laureus stars Victoria Pendleton and Michael Jamieson visit the Wave Project

Developing partnerships to build sustainable sport endeavours

Shining a sport-light on the value of grassroots football

Star Athletes Hustled Down The Runway In Support Of Youth Sports At Laureus USA Fashion Show Gala

Social Impact Heroes: How Nick Keller is leveraging sports as a global force for sustainable social change

Sports for youth development in Malawi

UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank launch first global Muslim philanthropy fund for children


WNBPA Forms Advisory Board To Aid CBA Talks, Philanthropy

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