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Patrick Chung Open Mic Night – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 20, 2014 | 0 comments

In the spirit of music and giving, New England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung held his first “Patrick Chung Open Mic Holiday party” last Monday at Showcase Live in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Hundreds of guests and a bevy of Patriots stars came together to perform karaoke hits, participate in a raffle and auction, and meet and mingle with the players. Jerod Mayo, Vince Wilfork, Devin McCourty, Brandon Browner, Chandler Jones, and Rob Ninkovich were just a few of the players in attendance. The event raised over $75,000 for his foundation, Boston Children’s Hospital and The...

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Klay Thompson – NBA Cares Community Assistant – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for November in recognition of his generosity and ongoing charitable efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area community, it was announced today. The award recognizes an NBA player each month who best reflects the passion the league and its players have for giving back to their communities. The NBA is honoring Thompson for his continued commitment to giving back to those in need in the Bay Area by donating $10,000 on Thompson’s behalf to the Good Tidings Foundation. Thompson’s efforts during the month of...

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Anquan Boldin Announces $1 Million Endowment – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 | 0 comments

San Francisco 49ers Wide Receiver Anquan Boldin, a leader on and off the field for 12 years, today announced that he and his wife, Dionne Boldin will personally provide a charitable gift of $1 million to the Anquan Boldin Foundation. This endowment will be utilized to dedicate an annual distribution of scholarships to high school graduates. Scholarships will be awarded annually based on students’ academic achievements, their contributions in the community and who demonstrate the need. This fall, the Anquan Boldin Foundation distributed $10,000 scholarships to four high-school graduates. The...

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Devin McCourty Tackles Sickle Cell in Boston – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 | 0 comments

On October 27th, New England Patriots All-Pro Safety, Devin McCourty, hosted a Casino Night as part of the McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign. The fundraiser took place at The Brahmin in Boston, Massachusetts and benefited two Boston area non-profits, Boston Children’s Hospital and Next Step. In 2013, Devin McCourty and his twin brother Jason, who plays for the Tennessee Titans, partnered with New Jersey based non-profit, Embrace Kids Foundation to launch their Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign. Over the last 18 months, they’ve hosted multiple blood drives and fundraising events in...

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Patrick Peterson Shop with a Jock – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Arizona Cardinals All Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson hosted his annual his Shop with a Jock event at Walmart in Tempe, Arizona last night. Fifty underprivileged children from House of Refuge were treated to dinner and then given a $100 each to buy christmas gifts for themselves or family members. The mission of the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success is to provide assistance for low income and inner city youth. Patrick Peterson was joined by teammates and with videos like this, its tough to tell who had more fun, the kids or Patrick? The good sports are out there. I’ll be sharing...

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Field Hockey Manager’s Special Bond with Team – #365GoodSports

Posted on Dec 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Today’s #365GoodSports story comes courtesy of Caitlyn Stulpin, writer for the South Jersey Times. Caitlyn shared the story of Claire Wells, a seventh grade student at Clearview Regional Middle School, who despite despite having down syndrome, is ‘just one of the girls’ as field hockey manager. The below is an excerpt from Stulpins story on NJ.com: Claire Wells smiled at the circle of girls gathering around her as the Clearview Middle School Field Hockey team brought it in for half-time. Coach Jaclyn Reeves instructed her team for the next half. “You, you’ve got...

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