Athletes for Hope | The Intersection of Sports and Philanthropy

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In a few small but tangible ways, Athletes for Hope appears to be changing the culture of sports philanthropy.

Bruce Schoenfeld

SportsBusiness Journal

Of all the meetings we’ve had in spring training, that was the best one in 30 years.

Ozzie Guillen

former Chicago White Sox Manager

Athletes for Hope has taught me that there are many ways in which I can use my platform as an athlete to positively impact my community.

Kennedy Jones

Howard University Women's Soccer

I am just so grateful for Athletes for Hope and all the opportunities that they have given me to make an impact, to empower my community, and to allow me to use my platform in order to find opportunities to give back and spend time with others in the community.

Beverly Yanez

Racing Louisville FC

I’ve been working with Athletes for Hope for [many years] now and I can’t say enough about how great they have been to me. They’ve put me in touch with several charities, and I always trust that they are looking out for me. I would recommend them to anybody.

Etan Thomas

Retired NBA Player

I once thought that the best way to give back was to write a check and because there isn’t a lot of money in women’s soccer I have never been able to do so but I have been wrong all along. Giving back is about the quality of the time you put in, not necessarily the quantity. I am so grateful I have been able to work with AFH…because of the opportunities they have set up for me I am becoming a better person and realizing that there is so much to life than just sport.

Erin McLeod

Canada Women’s National Soccer Team

AFH has helped me to connect with organizations in my local community. I work with them because I want to help inspire the next generation of athletes and kids.

Laurenne Ross

Professional Skiing

Athletes for Hope helps me to be the person I want to be in my community.

Chris Paul

Washington Commanders

Athletes for Hope has taught me that I can use my platform to make a difference in the world and I am so grateful I’ve had the opportunity to do so through my work with them.

Kendra Chambers

USA Track & Field