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From One Dream To The Next, The Entrepreneurial Spirit

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit with DaJuan Morgan. Morgan is a former NFL safety for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts. Morgan is a great example the different type of athletes we like to follow here at The Giving Athlete. His story is one of drive…

GREAT day to give thanks!

  What better time to introduce myself to the audience of The Giving Athlete than on the Monday prior to Thanksgiving! My name is Chazz Woodson, and though I’ve come to be known as a professional lacrosse player and coach by profession, I prefer to think of…

Athlete Feature: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry

Athlete Feature: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry   With a starting lineup stocked with talent, the Golden State Warriors look like one of the top competitors to win the NBA title this season. Stephen Curry, their superstar point guard, is widely regarded as the league’s…

Larry Fitzgerald’s First Down Fund Supper Club 2013

Last month, Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald hosted his annual “Supper Club” at Morton’s Steakhouse to benefit his First Down Fund organization. The event featured celebrities and athletes dressed in custom aprons serving guests around the restaurant and celebrating the good cause.…

Blitzing With The Dolphins

On Saturday, October 5 the Dolphins Academy held a Dolphins Blitz at Joe Delancy Richmond Park in Miami, FL.  “Dolphins Blitz is a FREE opportunity for kids in the area to experience hands-on football drills while participating in other extracurricular activities associated with the Miami Dolphins.” The…

Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon’s Hope in a Backpack 2013

Most kids wouldn’t get too thrilled at the prospect of going to school in July, but that’s exactly what students at KIPP Vision Primary School did last week in Atlanta. Hundreds of inner-city, low-income elementary schoolers gathered at KIPP wearing bright purple and green shirts…

Marlins Ayudan Program Continues to Impact South Florida Community

When the Florida Marlins moved on from their stale residency at Sun Life Stadium and were replaced with the bright, new-look Miami Marlins, they unveiled more than uniforms, a ballpark, and big-name free agents. The most impactful product of the team’s relocation to Downtown Miami…

Kennard Cox – Camp No Excuses 2013

NFL cornerback Kennard Cox hosted his 3rd Annual “Camp No Excuses” Football Camp last Saturday to promote athletics and academics.It is the biggest event Kennard hosts every year as part of his mentorship to Miami’s youth. The camp was open to kids of age 10-18…

Wade Wins NBA Community Service Award

  Dwyane Wade has received the 2012-13 Kia Community Assist Award for his outstanding efforts in service and philanthropy. Both fans and a panel of judges selected Wade as the winner of the annual award, which the NBA says goes to the player “who best…

KD Donates $1 Million to Oklahoma Relief Efforts

Kevin Durant continues to cement his image as one of the most sincere and generous people in the NBA. On Friday, he donated $1 million dollars to the Oklahoma disaster relief efforts and also motivated a few corporate sponsors to make significant contributions as well.…