FIVE FOCUS AREAS FOR THE MOST EFFECTIVE SPORTS PHILANTHROPISTS
In a competitive industry where financial support and positive media coverage are readily available for the top performers, here are five areas that sports brands can focus on to generate maximum impact.
HENRIK LUNDQVIST NAMED FINALIST FOR NHL’S KING CLANCY MEMORIAL TROPHY
Now, the King has been named a finalist for an honor that might carry even more meaning to the charity-minded Swede. That is the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, awarded to “The player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy contribution in his community.”
Decker is eligible to win the national Walter Payton Man of the Year Award and be recognized at a news conference during Super Bowl week in San Francisco. The national winner will receive $50,000 to donate to the 501(c)(3) organization of his choice. Since 1970, the NFL has awarded the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award to recognize a player’s off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence.
In January 2018, REP1 Baseball hosted a unique "Players Summit" for young athlete clients to train, learn and connect at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. Seek to Be delivered a custom "Rookie Strategic Philanthropy" workshop and organized an interactive, on-the-field service event with low income youth from a local charter school for players to experience giving back first hand.