Charles Tillman To Row Boat Across Lake Michigan to Fight Childhood Cancer

Charles Tillman To Row Boat Across Lake Michigan to Fight Childhood Cancer

Former Chicago Bears cornerback and current FBI agent Charles “Peanut” Tillman acknowledges his fear of water and that he has zero experience as a rower. Nevertheless, he plans to overcome his fears for a good cause this summer. Tillman is in process of building a boat to take him across Lake Michigan in an effort to raise funds for pediatric cancer research and assist families of young cancer patients. 

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John Cena Named 2018 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Honoree

John Cena Named 2018 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Honoree

While John Cena may be known best as a 16-time WWE champion, his philanthropic efforts are gaining well-deserved recognition too. This past December, Cena earned the 2018 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, given to athletes who demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of sportsmanship and whose leadership outside of sports leaves a powerful impact on the world…

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Larry Fitzgerald Named 2018 Walter Camp Alumni Award Honoree

Larry Fitzgerald Named 2018 Walter Camp Alumni Award Honoree

As voting concludes for the 2018 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year this coming weekend, 2016 awardee and Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be in New Haven, CT, accepting an award named after another Walter. On January 12, the Minneapolis native will receive the Walter Camp Alumni Award for his continued good works on and off the field… 

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Victor Oladipo Pledges $100,000 to Dunk Cancer in Partnership With Anthem Foundation

Victor Oladipo Pledges $100,000 to Dunk Cancer in Partnership With Anthem Foundation

On November 27, the Anthem Foundation announced a slam-dunk partnership with Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo. The foundation named Oladipo as its newest Anthem Health Champion in recognition of his efforts to bring awareness to the health issues facing surrounding communities and to promote healthy lifestyles among individuals and families.

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Ryan Switzer Kicks Off Charity Drive in Response to Social Media Criticism

Ryan Switzer Kicks Off Charity Drive in Response to Social Media Criticism

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Ryan Switzer recently squashed a feud with 93.7 The Fan radio show host Colin Dunlap by starting a charity to support oncology programs at UMPC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. On November 23, Switzer created a charitable initiative called The Ryan Switzer Reception Challenge and has since raised more than $10,000.

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Anders Lee Honors Life of Fenov Pierre-Louis at Third Kancer Jam Fundraiser

Anders Lee Honors Life of Fenov Pierre-Louis at Third Kancer Jam Fundraiser

Anders Lee of the New York Islanders successfully hosted his third Kancer Jam fundraiser on November 18 at the Barclays Center to support families affected by cancer. This event was even more emotional than past events though, as one special guest was not in attendance.

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Chicago Blackhawks Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Game

Chicago Blackhawks Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Game

On November 18, the Chicago Blackhawks hosted their annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night to support Chicagoland cancer organizations and the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. Throughout the month of November, each team hosts a Hockey Fights Cancer awareness game in front of its home crowd, with unique pre-game events, special guests and ceremonies.

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