Category Archives: Charitable Work

Boldin and Fitzgerald

Thanks for giving – time, money, blood – to those near and far away

On a day now often associated with eating, football, more eating, and more football, there is an understandable tendency to forget what Thanksgiving is all about. However, most people remember…

BowTie Cause

What lockout? Dhani Jones and the BowTie Cause still making it happen

We came across a great piece by Jennifer Birn at Tonic.com* about NFL player Dhani Jones and his BowTie Cause.  The piece was timely – right before Father’s Day –…

Fifth World Scholar-Athlete Games/World Youth Peace Summit – June 26-July 4

From PR Newswire: KINGSTON, R.I., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The Fifth World Scholar-Athlete Games (WSAG), an initiative of the Institute for International Sport, opens on June 26 at the University…

Street Soccer

Sports for Social Change Awards: June 1st, 7:00-10:00pm, Washington, DC

We are big fans of Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), and of course, the Homeless World Cup, and want to make you aware of two great events coming up involving SSUSA….

NextStep

NextStep Fitness’ 3rd Annual NYC “Help Make a Difference” Benefit, May 18th

What: NextStep Fitness’ 3rd Annual  NYC “Help Make a Difference” Benefit When: Wednesday  May 18, 2011, 7pm – 10pm Where: Avenue, 116 10th Ave, New York, New York 10011 Dear Friends…

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America SCORES w/ Inspired Art, April 27

America SCORES has long championed the integration of sports into a comprehensive education experience. From playing soccer, to offering up the unique Poetry Slam, the organization has brought multiple activities…

Sport and Social Responsibility Summit 2011 – March 18

Sport and Social Responsibility Summit 2011 Sport continues to deliver countless opportunities for brands and properties to demonstrate their caring credentials as social responsibility is further embedded in the mainstream…

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Seeing the beauty of sports…in person

As reported by AP, “Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has secured funding to give away 125,000 free tickets to local school children for the 2012 Olympics. Johnson says the deal…

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Running the Good Run (fka Fighting the Good Fight)

The phrase “fighting the good fight” is one that we can all appreciate, the idea that no matter the result, our efforts are noble, and possibly successful. Trying, working hard…

Charlotte Bobcats donation

A Michael Jordan assist at just the right time.

Michael Jordan has trouble not being in the public eye. His recent comments about Kobe Bryant and about scoring 100 points in a game? Not needed. But there was something…