What We're Reading - Athletes for Hope

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What We’re Reading

June 1-16, 2023

Every day, athletes all over the world are doing incredible work in their communities by giving back, creating opportunities for those less fortunate, and making connections that will last a lifetime. Here are five articles the AFH team read throughout the first two weeks of June that you may have missed.

“U.S. hockey legend Hilary Knight is the first recipient of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Female Player of the Year award.”

Read the full article on espn.com.

“This is an incredible opportunity to champion these athletes who have put in the time, celebrate their success, and give them a great opportunity to continue to move forward,” Skandera said.

Read the full article on gazette.com.

“My little family is beyond grateful to everyone who has made a donation,” she wrote Sunday. “You can’t imagine how grateful I am and how grateful Eric would be to see this support.”

Read the full article on bleacherreport.com.

“I’m super glad to have had that opportunity to compete at that high level and hopefully in the next few years, we get enough people to have a full heat,” said Bennett.

Read the full article on uppermichigansource.com.

“Watt won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award in 2017 by raising $41.6 million for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which was distributed to eight nonprofits to aid the Houston community amid the damage created by Hurricane Harvey.”

Read the full article on espn.com.