Full Lineup of Charity Work by Yankees

The full article first appeared at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/16/sports/baseball/16yankees.html?ref=sports. Jack Curry, July 15, 2009, New York Times Full Lineup of Charity Work by Yankees (excerpt) Jason Zillo wrote “Hope Week” on the…

CVS Caremark's National Philanthropic 'All Kids Can' Program Plays Out on Major League Baseball Field

Originally published at CSRwire. CVS Caremark Launches the 2009 Season of the CVS Caremark All Kids Can(TM) Baseball Camps at Fenway Park (excerpt) WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 14 /PRNewswire/ — CVS…

MLB All-Star Game Charitable Activities – Sponsors and League

2 Articles “All-Star Sponsors Strive to Look Truly Charitable” By KEN BELSON, July 13, 2009, New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/13/sports/baseball/13sponsor.html?_r=1&ref=baseball Making money by giving it away: that is part of the…

Go Play!: Non-Profit Organization KaBOOM! Announces List of 93 “Playful City USA” Communities

Originally appeared at CSRwire Communities Across the Country Make Play a Priority Despite Economy (excerpt) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Parents have less disposable income for children’s play-related activities because of the…

Tracy McGrady Switching Uniform Number to Promote Darfur Initiative

From SportsBusiness Daily’s Morning Buzz, July 13, 2009 Rockets G Tracy McGrady this week is expected to announce that he is changing his uniform number from No. 1 to No….

With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/11/sports/soccer/11iht-hughes.html July 11, 2009 Global Soccer With Fame Comes Power for Global Sports Stars (excerpt) By ROB HUGHES LONDON — The sporting superstar has reached a level of global recognition…

Sports philanthropy tied to branding, bottom lines

More sports organizations nationwide are engaging in philanthropy, their charitable work intricately tied to building their brands and complementing their business strategies, according to the preliminary results of a national…

Economy shouldn’t change attitudes on social entrepreneurship

Economy shouldn’t change attitudes on social entrepreneurship First published April 06, 2009 in Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, http://www.sportsbusinessjournal.com/article/62169 Social entrepreneurship, often associated with corporate socially responsible behavior, is the…

NASCAR'S Hendrick Donates Ten Cars To Good News Garage

NASCAR’S Hendrick Donates Ten Cars To Good News Garage (excerpt) As Hal Colston chatted with Oprah Winfrey about his brainchild program, Good News Garage, he got a big surprise: Rick…

FC Barcelona fulfilling a social responsibility

Originally published at The Hindu, Feb. 13, 2009.  http://www.hindu.com/2009/02/13/stories/2009021355841800.htm FC Barcelona fulfilling a social responsibility (excerpt) – A. Joseph Antony ANANTAPUR: Joan Laporta I Estruch is President of FC Barcelona,…