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October 17 – November 3, 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.

There is so much good going on in the sports community! From inspiring the next generation, new sports for good partnerships, a Halloween party for a good cause, and more, here are five articles the AFH team has read over the past few weeks that you may have missed.

“Akron native and NBA star LeBron James authored a new children’s book that shows children they are more than one label, interest or trait – they can do anything they set their minds to.”


Read the full article on cleveland.com.

“The latest space is Overtime Select, a four-week league for elite high school girls basketball players taking place during the summer of 2024 at OTE Arena, Overtime’s 103,000 square-foot facility in Atlanta, Georgia.”


Read the full article on espn.com.

“Make-A-Wish and Fanatics, a leading global digital sports platform, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership in which Fanatics will become the wish-granting organization’s “Official Sports Partner.” Through the partnership, sports-related wishes in the U.S. will be granted under the co-brand of Fanatics Make-A-Wish.”


Read the full article on fanaticsinc.com.

“The New England Patriots Halloween party never disappoints, but this year, it was “out of this world.”

That was the theme for the annual celebration, where the Patriots Foundation, in partnership with the Revolution, hosted more than 40 local children battling cancer at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday.”


Read the full article on patriots.com.

“This is why supporting HBCU golf programs is core to both Eastside Golf’s and Mercedes-Benz USA’s brand missions. A couple of weeks ago, MBUSA served as the presenting sponsor for the Eastside Golf Invitational and donated $50,000 to the Morehouse Golf Program, which will continue to benefit from the partnership, including the provision of Sprinter vans to transport the golf team to their events.”


Read the full article on forbes.com.