Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Raises $3 Million to Fight Diabetes

Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Raises $3 Million to Fight Diabetes

Last month, the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation held its 10th anniversary of "Big Fighters, Big Cause" charity boxing night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard co-hosted the event along with investment banking firm B. Riley FBR. Since its inception in 2009, the foundation has raised over $3 million for research and programs that seek to prevent diabetes and promote healthier lifestyles among children through diet and exercise…

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Andy & JJ Dalton Foundation Donates Mobile Entertainment Hub to Children’s Hospital

Andy & JJ Dalton Foundation Donates Mobile Entertainment Hub to Children’s Hospital

Last month, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and his wife, JJ, visited Dayton Children’s Hospital in Ohio to announce their donation of a mobile technology hub to benefit ill and recovering patients…

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Bobby Wagner Packs 10,000 Meals for Kids in His Hometown

Bobby Wagner Packs 10,000 Meals for Kids in His Hometown

Seattle Seahawks All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner is making progress this offseason not only on his game but also in his community. On May 4, Wagner teamed up with nonprofit organization Generosity Feeds and Seattle-based social enterprise MOD Pizza to pack meals for 10,000 children in his hometown of Ontario, California…

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Patrick Mahomes Launches Foundation to Support Children's Causes

Patrick Mahomes Launches Foundation to Support Children's Causes

During an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on April 2, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announced the launch of "15 and the Mahomies," his new charitable foundation that focuses on improving the lives of children through health, education, and other resources…

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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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Aaron Judge Launches Foundation to Help Children Rise to Their Potential

Aaron Judge Launches Foundation to Help Children Rise to Their Potential

Aaron Judge burst onto the Major League Baseball scene in 2017 as the American League Rookie of the Year, hitting the most home runs of any rookie player in major league history. He became so popular so quickly that Yankee Stadium wasted no time erecting a fan seating section known as the “Judge’s Chambers”…

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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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Devin Booker Pledges to Donate $2.5 Million to Nonprofit Organizations in Phoenix

Devin Booker Pledges to Donate $2.5 Million to Nonprofit Organizations in Phoenix

If you’re a Phoenix Suns fan, enduring the rebuild since the departure of Steve Nash and Amar’e Stoudemire is undoubtedly frustrating. Fortunately though, there is one bright spot to Suns fandom (pun very much intended). His name is Devin Booker. Everyone knows he gets buckets — like 70 point game at 20 years old type of buckets. Booker is one of the best faces any NBA franchise has to offer. However, his greatness comprises more than just his game on the court…

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San Jose Sharks Wrap Up Successful Season of Giving

San Jose Sharks Wrap Up Successful Season of Giving

The San Jose Sharks of the NHL recently wrapped up their Season of Giving, an annual holiday initiative where the team dedicates the month of December to providing food, shelter and clothing to those in need…

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Charitable Giving: The Silver Lining When Your Team Loses in the NFL Playoffs

Charitable Giving: The Silver Lining When Your Team Loses in the NFL Playoffs

When the wildcard and divisional rounds of the NFL playoffs come around, January weekends seem to take on the fervor of March Madness in full swing. This intensity was no better exemplified than in the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears last Sunday…

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Marcus and Markieff Morris’ Foundation Brings the Holidays to Philadelphia Shelter

Marcus and Markieff Morris’ Foundation Brings the Holidays to Philadelphia Shelter

For some, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. For others, they serve as painful reminders of lost loved ones and overwhelming financial burdens, particularly for parents with young children. For many families, helping children experience the magic of the season would be impossible without the generosity and compassion of those willing and able to share their resources…

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Geno Atkins Earns NFLPA Award for Weeklong Holiday Giving Campaign

Geno Atkins Earns NFLPA Award for Weeklong Holiday Giving Campaign

The holiday season tends to bring out the best in people. Even those who usually don’t give a second thought to the Salvation Army Red Kettle find themselves throwing in a couple quarters or giving spare change to the local youth sports club gathered on the corner to raise funds for their upcoming season. Not giving would feel heartless, especially in December…

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NBA Players Spread Holiday Cheer Across the Globe

NBA Players Spread Holiday Cheer Across the Globe

As Christmas and other holiday celebrations quickly approach, everyone is squeezing in their last minute shopping. However, while this time of year can be a joyous occasion for those of financial means, it often places a major strain on those with tight budgets. That’s why the NBA is working to touch as many lower income communities as possible this holiday season...

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Sue Bird Blazes a Trail for Women On and Off the Court

Sue Bird Blazes a Trail for Women On and Off the Court

WNBA legend Sue Bird made headlines recently when she joined the NBA’s Denver Nuggets in a major front office role as basketball operations associate. While she is still starting point guard for the Seattle Storm, she’s now become a trailblazer for women in men’s sports too…

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Todd Gurley Inspires Childhood Literacy Among Elementary School Students

Todd Gurley Inspires Childhood Literacy Among Elementary School Students

On December 4, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley made a surprise stop at Worthington Elementary School in Inglewood, CA, where he hosted a childhood literacy initiative in partnership with Pizza Hut, a new sponsor of the NFL. The restaurant chain is collaborating with nonprofit organization First Book to fulfill the company’s longtime charitable goal of providing equal access to quality education for children in need.

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Carlos Correa Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts Around the U.S.

Carlos Correa Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts Around the U.S.

Carlos Correa, Puerto Rican native and shortstop for the Houston Astros, is just as committed to making a positive impact on the field as he is off it. Last year, the 2017 World Series champion came to the rescue not only on the diamond but in his home and adopted communities as well.

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Hershey Bears Break World Record in Annual Charity Teddy Bear Toss Game

Hershey Bears Break World Record in Annual Charity Teddy Bear Toss Game

The arrival of the holiday season means a few things – Christmas music on repeat, “Elf” playing on ABC Family, and eggnog. In the hockey world, it means the Teddy Bear Toss is back…

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Adam Jones Hosts #StayHungry Tailgate for Baltimore Charities

Adam Jones Hosts #StayHungry Tailgate for Baltimore Charities

On November 25 prior to the Baltimore Ravens game against the Oakland Raiders, Baltimore Orioles outfielder and free agent Adam Jones hosted #StayHungry, an event to raise money for nonprofit organizations in the surrounding community, including Living Classroom Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore.

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Henrik Lundqvist Foundation Serves Children Around the World

 Henrik Lundqvist Foundation Serves Children Around the World

An undeniable future Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Henrik Lundqvist is known for his on-ice talent and highly decorated playing resume. As revered as he is as an athlete though, many have long since known Lundqvist for his philanthropic efforts too.

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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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