Highlighted Athlete Connections - Athletes for Hope

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Highlighted Athlete Connections

Nick Hundley

Professional baseball player, Nick Hundley, spent his off-season building a relationship with Habitat for Humanity of Las Vegas. On January 2nd, Nick put down his baseball glove and picked up his paint brush and hammer to help at a Habit for Humanity build. In a few weeks, Nick heads to spring training, but during the next off-season, Nick looks forward to continue working with Habitat for Humanity in his home of Las Vegas.

Ashley Weinhold

Last month Ashley Weinhold of the Women’s Tennis Association took time out of her busy schedule to visit with the Boys and Girls Club in Austin, Texas. Ashley spoke to the club member about her story, her sport and talked answered questions from the kids. After their talk, Ashley led the group in a traditional tennis workout to get active on a beautiful Austin day. This was Ashley’s first visit with the club and she looks forward to growing the relationship in the coming months.

Kori Carter

In December Athletes for Hope presented its annual workshop to USA Track & Field, and the message resonated well with Olympic hopeful Kori Carter. Since the workshop Kori has become involved with two nonprofit organizations in the Palo Alto area: Girls to Women and The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement. For Girls to Women, Kori has joined the planning committee for the upcoming Girls to Women 5K run on March 22nd. And, with the Riekes Center Kori will be assisting with a high school track team that trains at the center, and she plans on mentoring young Paralympic athletes.