Play For Good - Athletes for Hope

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Play For Good

St. James Sports Complex, September 25, 2022

Over $220,000 Raised!

We are so appreciative of our sponsors and donors for their support of our organization and the athletes we work with every single day. From helping underserved children stay active and learn core leadership skills to destigmatizing mental health in and out of sports, our programs make a tangible impact on the lives of millions – thank you.

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky was recognized as the 2022 AFH Community Hero! Watch her acceptance speech and hear what Stephen Curry had to say when introducing her.

We were proud to highlight our Whole Being Athlete Program during Play for Good, with a focus on our partnership with WETA and PBS. Watch the video featuring Track and Field Olympian and AFH Mental Health Ambassador Kendall Ellis that aired at NAMICon earlier this year.

We are looking forward to Play For Good 2023!

About Athletes for Hope

Founded by Muhammad Ali, Andre Agassi, Mia Hamm and nine other elite athletes in 2006, Athletes for Hope (AFH) is a cause-neutral non-profit that educates, encourages, and empowers athletes to find their passions and use their time to positively engage with their communities. Over the past 16 years, AFH has educated more than 10,000 professional, Olympic, Paralympic and collegiate athletes through its Causeway workshop series, and helped athletes volunteer with hundreds of underserved schools and impactful community organizations through core programs that focus upon helping underserved children become more physically active, changing the public stigma around mental health, and brightening the lives of children in hospitals. Through their dedication and passion for doing good, AFH athletes have positively impacted the lives of millions around the world.