Industry News, Philanthropy, Professional Athletes, Sports Leagues

November 2019 Sports Philanthropy Round Up

Corporate Partnerships

Capital One Arena expanding accessibility for those with sensory issues

Barstool Sports racks up $182G for veterans after ‘spur of the moment’ campaign takes off

NC Amateur Sports and the Powerade State Games of NC Provide Funding to Communities across the State


Puerto Rico Open and Good Sports Donate $1 million to Local Non-Profit Organizations

International Sports

For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

Sustainability audits signal English cricket’s intent to address climate change

Ex-England netball captain Ama Agbeze launches new anti-gang sports scheme


MLB’s Investment in Youth Sports Platform LeagueApps Has Helped Drive Baseball’s Growth

Orioles’ Chris and Jill Davis Make Record $3M Donation To University Of Maryland Children’s Hospital

Andrew McCutchen Kicks Off “Project Pittsburgh”

Derek Holland hosts charity event to raise support in the fight against Pediatric Cancer

Nationals Foundation launches donation match of $150,000 to local nonprofits for Giving Tuesday

Cleveland Indians to host charity Thanksgiving meal at Progressive Field


Switch to renewable energy helps Providence Park achieve LEED Gold certification


Utah Jazz team up with athletes across the state to ‘Lead Together’ in the fight against discrimination

NBA star-turned-investor David Robinson helps raise $50 million for Texas investment fund

Qualtrics extends cause-related jersey patch campaign with the Utah Jazz

NBA celebrates Gorgui Dieng’s charity work in native Senegal

Wizards continue the NBA’s mission to spread mental health awareness


Sport management club hosts Charity Sports Auction for Make-A-Wish

Plattsburgh State men’s hockey raising awareness for ALS

Coach Delivers Nursing School Acceptance News To Player And Team Erupts With Cheers

Drop the Puck raises $31,000 for Canadian Mental Health Association

Lives Changed By Cancer, Two Gopher Athletes Team Up For Ambitious Fundraiser Ahead Of Border Battle Against Badgers

BGSU athletics highlight the significance of mental health for student-athletes


Larry Fitzgerald, DraftKings Donate Over $100K To Breast Cancer Research

Bank of Nevada Announces Commercial Banking, Educational Partnership with the Raiders and Allegiant Stadium

As he rehabs injuries, ex-Texan Anthony Hill finds inspiration in fellow patients

Atlanta Falcons owner to donate $6.8M for international aid

Derek Carr Intent On Providing Others With Opportunity

Western Dental and the SoCal Chapter of the NFL Alumni Provide Free Turkey Dinners

Texans’ D.J. Reader supports kidney disease research at VIP hotel event

Washington Redskins Launch Education Based Leadership Development Program in Partnership with Youth Entrepreneurs

49ers’ Richard Sherman named NFLPA’s Community MVP for charitable deeds

Cam Newton Reflects on His Past Thanksgiving Jam Charity Events

Real-life ‘Jerry Maguire’ sports agent Steinberg hosts Seeds of Hope event


The not-so-secret reason for TJ Oshie’s new mustache


Budweiser helps women’s soccer league score future sponsors


Lessons From A Legend: Charles Sampson Pays It Forward

Sport for Development

From Wall Street To Ski Slopes: How This CEO Increases Youth Engagement Through Winter Sports

Sport looks to preventative measures to address its mental health problem

Pro Presence: How Meditation and Mindfulness Are Improving Athlete Mental Health and Performance

How Sports can be used for peace and development

Sport policy boosts countries’ fitness in more ways than one

A review of sport for development in South Africa

‘Young Champions’ brings American football to Israel, teaching discipline and teamwork

Track & Field

I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike


UFC fighter Jon Jones adds $25K to reward for missing woman


John Cena will make matching donation after raising $1 million for veterans’ charity

Sports Business Journal highlights WWE’s commitment to community and charity work

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