LeBron James “More Than a Game” Community Day

By Desmond Edwards (High School of Sports Management) On Sunday September 20 2009, my school granted me an invitation to LeBron James “More Than a Game” Community Day at Basketball City (Pier 36). Being there was a dream come true for any true fan that admires LeBron “King” James. Without question, the event was well…

Back To School With The Red Bulls

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Red Bull New York teamed up to help some disadvantaged youth during the 2008 Back to School season. Athletes for Charity was called upon by the Red Bulls to align all of the youth to participate in a very unique event. On Wednesday, September 10th, 2008, a special shopping event took…

Abram Elam, NY Jets Player at PS 86

On Tuesday, December 9, 2008, New York Jets Safety Abram Elam #27 visited with hundreds of sixth graders at P.S. in the heart of Jamaica, Queens, NY. He brought along with him a message of hope and encouragement for the students to achieve academic success. With the school zone being confronted with a rising issue…

HSSM Internship Program 2008

In 2008, Athletes for Charity implemented a Summer Internship Program for the students at the High School of Sports Management. The objective of the Internship was to expose the students to various genres of sports and careers in sports by creating opportunities for them to attend sporting events and meet with sports professionals through a…

New York Giants Training Camp 2008

Athletes for Charity treated our summer interns from the High School of Sports Management to a trip to the training camp of the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants, in August 2008.  We made it up there just in time, as camp was due to come to a close the following day.  Upon arrival students…

Ryan Sims Youth Football Camp

“It feels good to be back in Spartanburg and be able to use my name to do some good,” said Sims.  “I’m always told that I’m going to brighten up somebody else’s day (with the activities), but I always end up feeling my day was brightened.” Ryan Sims of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held his…

Osi Umenyiora Visits MHLC

Harlem, NY – Osi Umenyiora is not someone that opposing offensive linemen like to see coming, but the children of Hale House welcomed him with open arms on Tuesday when he joined Red Bull New York forward Jerrod Laventure to distribute autographed footballs and pictures and read holiday stories today at the Mother Hale Learning Center in…

Red Bulls Visit Mother Hale Learning Center

The New York Red Bulls recently took some time out of their busy schedules during the season to visit with the little tikes of the Mother Hale Learning Center.  On Thursday, August 16, 2007, New York Red Bulls players Keith Brathwaite and Seth Stammler spent a few hours showcasing a few soccer tricks and read…

Art Exhibition & Silent Auction

On Monday, April 16, 2007, Athletes for Charity hosted a sports art exhibit and silent auction at Slate to support its charitable initiatives on behalf of foster care youth in New York City. The invitation-only event helped raise funds to support an upcoming Sports Day at Chelsea Piers for over 100 foster care youths. The…

Sports Day 2007

On Saturday, September 1, 2007, Athletes for Charity in collaboration with Lutheran Social Services of New York – Foster Care Program hosted a “Back to School Party” and “Sports Day” for approximately 50 foster care youths from the New York City area.  The event was held at the state of the art Chelsea Piers –…