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November 4 – November 17, 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 new scholarships, baseball glove donations, men’s mental health, and more, here are five articles the AFH team has read over the past two weeks that you may have missed.

“Buffalo’s Damar Hamlin will use his foundation to award $1,000 scholarships in honor of 10 medical professionals who tended to him when he suffered a cardiac arrest on the field earlier this year.”

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“I’m happy to announce that I will be donating approximately 60,000 youth gloves to every elementary school in Japan,” Ohtani said. “That comes out to around 20,000 elementary schools. I’m hoping the kids can spend their days happily with a lot of energy through baseball.”

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“While spending a Wednesday evening jumping into a sandpit (the CanU kids’ favorite activity, said Reimer) or delivering hampers might seem like small gestures, both Reimer and Hutchinson-Campbell agree that the impact of CanU on the kids is immeasurable.”

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“Hardwick said men often suppress their emotions especially when balancing the challenges of work and family life. “For me, the healthier we are as individuals, the healthier we are going to be as dads, as workers, and as people who coach football or whatever we’re into.”

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“Undisputed featherweight boxing world champion Alycia Baumgardner and Mayor Danny Sanchez hosted a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway for 75 local families on Nov. 9 at her alma mater, Fremont Ross High School.”

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