Tag Archive | Athletes Giving Back

Richie ‘Popeye’ Rivera Gives Back On Mission Trip in Guatemala

Known for his heavy fists, charisma, and creative nickname, Hartford’s undefeated power puncher, RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (12-0 10KO’s) is commonly found lacing up his gloves at the Hartford Boxing Center, preparing for his upcoming bout. If you were to meet Richie today, that would include preparing for his September 14, ABO America’s […]

NIKE, Inc. Teams with the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation for the “BUILD IT AND THEY WILL BALL” Basketball Court Renovation Initiative

NIKE, Inc., Kevin Durant and the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF), on Monday announced the  “BUILD IT AND THEY WILL BALL” Courts Renovation Initiative to increase the number of high quality basketball courts accessible to underprivileged youth across the United States and internationally. Together, they will launch an annual program to build or completely renovate […]

Season of Giving for Nets Surprises Kids in Build-A-Bike Event

The Brooklyn Nets organization and players brought smiles to the faces of 50 kids from the NYC Administration for Children Services on Monday via the Build-A-Bike Event that took place at the Barclays Center. A part of the Brooklyn Nets Assist program, which stands to support Education, Athletics, Health and Wellness and Community Development. The […]

Liberty Guard Sugar Rodgers and Fidelis Care Team Up to Educate Children about Asthma

Imagine having to live your life not being able to breathe properly, not being able to run around with other kids or being picked on due to the fact that you have a condition called Asthma. Having to take pills, live with machines or having to live with a daily regimen because of the fact […]

Kyle Wilson as Jets 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year

The New York Jets have named cornerback Kyle Wilson as the team’s 2013 Walter Payton Man of the Year. Through the Play 60 program and the New York Jets Community Relations Department, Kyle has impacted many lives throughout New Jersey. As the Jets’ award winner, Wilson will receive $1,000 to donate to the Piscataway High […]