Athletes in Your Community

Mets Continue to Spread Cheer with Annual Holiday Party

One of the great traditions of the New York Mets is their annual Holiday Party that they hold at Citi Field. The Franchise continued that tradition on Thursday as Santa Claus (played by Todd Zeile), Buck Showalter along with elfs Brandon Nimmo and Daniel Vogelbach interacted with 125 students from five local Title 1 schools […]

 New York Liberty’s Betnijah Laney Earns Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award

New York Liberty guard/forward Betnijah Laney has earned the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award for outstanding leadership and commitment to the community, the WNBA announced. The award, which is named in honor of WNBA legend and Hall of Famer Dawn Staley, was created to recognize a WNBA player who best exemplifies the characteristics of a […]

Athletes In Your Community: Solomon Thomas

The sport of football and their athletes go beyond just the tackles and the great plays that are seen on the field on any given Sunday. An example of someone who takes the time to give back to the community is that of defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, who started up The Defensive Line, a foundation […]

New York Mets Announce 2022 MetsGiving initiatives

The New York Mets will once again host their MetsGiving initiatives, a series of programs in November and December that focuses on helping the community during the holiday season. The events include food and coat drives, a turkey giveaway, a holiday shopping spree and a holiday party for kids. There will also be appearances by […]

New York Liberty star Jocelyn Willoughby Receives August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented By State Farm®

New York Liberty guard/forward Jocelyn Willoughby has been named the recipient of the August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for her commitment to challenging racial and economic injustices, and providing resources to help vulnerable individuals in New York and society at large.   Willoughby’s focus in the community includes education, food insecurity, […]

The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation to Join DraftKings in Fourth Annual Charity Initiative to Raise $100,000 for  Breast Cancer Awareness Month

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) recently announced that this October, during Breast  Cancer Awareness Month, the company will host its fourth annual Pink ‘Em charity initiative in collaboration with  The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation with a goal of donating $100,000 for breast cancer research and support for those  impacted. Since launching the Pink ‘Em initiative in 2019, […]

Phoenix’ Brianna Turner Receives June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm

 Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Turner has been named the recipient of the June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for being an outspoken leader, activist and ally for women, those impacted by gun violence, and the LGBTQ+ community. In her position as a board member for Equality Texas, a group that aims […]