Ryan Nece and the Power of Giving

There is a wonderful piece in this week’s Sports Illustrated by Phil Taylor highlighting an effort by NFL player Ryan Nece to, as the article suggests, create a positive chain…

Patagonia’s Founder on Why There’s “No Such Thing as Sustainability”

Yvon Chouinard, the founder of outdoor supply company Patagonia, spoke to Fast Company about his life, work, and corporate responsibility. Yvon seems to be more than a thought leader. He’s…

PGA TOUR BARCLAYS TO FEATURE SPECIAL HOSPITALITY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

From Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily, Morning Buzz, July 21, 2009 (excerpt) PGA TOUR BARCLAYS TO FEATURE SPECIAL HOSPITALITY FOR MILITARY FAMILIES By Jon Show, Staff Writer, SportsBusiness Journal The…

MLB All-Star week of giving

Last week’s All-Star game festivities had a very “giving” feeling to it. A review of the array of events and partnerships highlighted by the League and its partners was quite…

Helios Launches Sports Sustainability Partnership Program

Press release at http://heliospartners.com/news/news.asp?id=26 “Helios Partners, a global sports marketing consultancy, has announced the launch of the Helios Sports Sustainability Partnership, an unprecedented commitment to bring sustainable practices and carbon…

Colts' Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo

Colts’ Wayne, friends put on his annual celebrity basketball game at Indiana Black Expo (excerpt) In two weeks, Reggie Wayne will focus on his day job as the Indianapolis Colts’…

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…