Malcolm Jenkins Hosts Annual Young Dragons STEAM Camp

Malcolm Jenkins Hosts Annual Young Dragons STEAM Camp

On June 17, The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation kicked off its fourth annual Young Dragons Summer STEAM program, a free six-week summer camp offered to middle school students in West Philadelphia. In partnership with Drexel University’s ExCITe Center, the program offers innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Athletics, and Mathematics) activities developed specifically for students ages 10-14 years old…

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Tiger Woods Drives Philanthropic Success With TGR Foundation

Tiger Woods Drives Philanthropic Success With TGR Foundation

Legendary golfer and Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Tiger Woods recently won the 2019 Masters Tournament for his 15th major victory and first title in 11 years. His success off the course, however, deserves its own highlight reel. Over two decades ago, Woods established the TGR Foundation, whose mission is to empower minority students through education and to create community-based programs that provide necessary resources for students to succeed…

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Kent Bazemore Earns Award from Atlanta Hawks for Community Service

Kent Bazemore Earns Award from Atlanta Hawks for Community Service

On March 30, Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore received the Jason Collier Memorial Trophy for his dedication to his community, as demonstrated through his ARMS Foundation established in 2012 as well as his other philanthropic activity…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Auctions Off Memorabilia to Support Underserved Communities

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Auctions Off Memorabilia to Support Underserved Communities

On March 2, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar partnered with Goldin Auctions to sell memorabilia and other items from his NBA Hall of Fame career, including his championship rings and MVP and All-Star trophies. Raking in nearly $3 million from the auction, Abdul-Jabbar is donating most of the proceeds to his Skyhook Foundation, a charity he established in 2009 to provide children in economically challenged communities with educational opportunities based in science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

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Ellis Wyms Empowers Youth Through Computer Science

Ellis Wyms Empowers Youth Through Computer Science

Former NFL defensive tackle and 2003 Super Bowl Champion Ellis Wyms has become a passionate advocate for empowering youth through computer science education. A Mississippi native and eight-year NFL veteran with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings, Wyms recently launched Athletes for Computer Science (AFCS), a program powered by the Wyms Foundation that inspires elementary school children to explore careers in computer science…

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Tyrann Mathieu Aids Low-Income Youth in Houston, Phoenix and New Orleans

Tyrann Mathieu Aids Low-Income Youth in Houston, Phoenix and New Orleans

Houston Texans safety and New Orleans native Tyrann Mathieu has overcome more tragedies at 26 years old than many face in their entire lives. From his mother abandoning him when he was an infant to losing everything in Hurricane Katrina, Mathieu has seen it all. Although he’s found a way to rise above his circumstances to become a successful NFL player, he knows his reality lies in stark contrast to the fate of most people born to poverty…

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Aaron Gordon Launches STEM Program for Underserved Students in Orlando

Aaron Gordon Launches STEM Program for Underserved Students in Orlando

Aaron Gordon is finally getting a chance to live the NBA dream to its fullest. The Orlando Magic forward is in the middle of the best season of his career, on a team contending for the playoffs no less. He also made his movie star debut this past offseason, appearing as an antagonist in the basketball comedy “Uncle Drew.” And, perhaps most importantly, he’s getting a chance to give back to the community.

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