What We’re Reading
August 3 – August 18, 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.
From athletes coming together to support Maui and its citizens, back-to-school supply giveaways, and improving children’s health through physical fitness, there is so much good going on in the sports community! Here are five articles the AFH team has read over the past two weeks that you may have missed.
“University of Hawai’i Athletics sends our condolences and prayers to all of those affected by the wildfires on Maui.”
Read the full article on hawaiiathletics.com..
“Robinson held a back-to-school drive at the church, giving away 100 backpacks to kids. He handed out a rainbow of brightly colored backpacks, pausing occasionally for photos with those who stopped by.”
Read the full article on stltoday.com.
“Macfarlane is one of several current and former professional athletes from Hawaii, or who have ties to the state, who are helping those affected by the Maui fire.”
Read the full article on staradvertiser.com.
“In the wake of the Maui wildfires, our community needs us more than ever,” Tagovailoa said on the fundraiser’s homepage. “With the strength of our ‘Ohana’ and the deep-rooted values of Aloha, let’s lend a helping hand to those in need. Stand with me in showing the Aloha spirit is unbreakable.”
Read the full article on latimes.com.
“Road Runner Sports will significantly expand PHIT America’s programs in U.S. schools by becoming the Presenting Sponsor of PHIT America’s AMPED running/walking fitness program.”
Read the full article on prnewswire.com.