What We’re Reading
August 19 – August 31, 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, tackling food insecurity, raising money for Ukraine, and supporting women’s sports, 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.
“The University of Kansas men’s basketball team will travel to Champaign, Illinois for a televised charity exhibition game in which all proceeds will go towards relief efforts from the Maui wildfires.”
Read the full article on sports.yahoo.com.
“The Clippers’ season-opening trip to Hawaii in October for training camp will end with a preseason game that will double as a benefit for the state’s recovery from wildfires.”
Read the full article on bleacherreport.com.
“The Muggsy Bogues Family Foundation is distributing food to families in areas that are often underserved, and it provides access to education and job skills.”
Read the full article on wsoctv.com.
“NBA star Jimmy Butler took a swing at another sport Wednesday night, dressing just like a member of the ball crew at the U.S. Open to perform those duties and picking up a racket to play with Frances Tiafoe, Carlos Alcaraz and Sebastián Yatra at a charity event that raised $320,000 for humanitarian relief in Ukraine.”
Read the full article on foxnews.com.
“Laila Ali’s journey is one that inspires many women who wish to transgress the norms. A true spirit of humanity she has further redefined the way one looks at their journey in public life.”
Read the full article on essentiallysports.com.