Tyrann Mathieu Foundation Celebrity Kickball weekend will benefit star safety’s charity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fresh off of a Super Bowl victory, Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu announced Tuesday that he’s holding a two-day event to raise money for his foundation, highlighted by a celebrity kickball tournament. On Friday night, May 15, there’s a welcome party at Uptown Theater. Limited tickets are available for purchase … More Tyrann Mathieu Foundation Celebrity Kickball weekend will benefit star safety’s charity

Kansas City T-Bones to host Tyrann Mathieu celebrity charity event

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City T-Bones, now under new ownership, will return to the field this spring and celebrate the team’s relaunch with a celebrity charity event for the Tyrann Mathieu Foundation. The Kansas City Chiefs safety, along with other Chiefs players and celebrities, will compete in a kickball game on May 16, the team’s … More Kansas City T-Bones to host Tyrann Mathieu celebrity charity event

Capture Insight: Fundraising Is A Marathon Not A Sprint

As a runner, I sometimes equate planning an event to running a race. Different types of events or races take a different amount of time to prep or train for. You spend weeks planning and training for a race or an event that is only a small fraction of the many hours you spend preparing … More Capture Insight: Fundraising Is A Marathon Not A Sprint

Andrew Luck: Beyond The Football Stats

Only 6% of high school football players make a college football team. Only 4.8% of applicants get into Stanford University. Only 1.7% of college football players get drafted into the NFL. In the history of the NFL Draft, there have only been 83 first picks. Andrew Luck defied every single one of these odds. To say Saturday’s breaking … More Andrew Luck: Beyond The Football Stats

Athlete’s Need To Use Their Platforms Responsibly

We’re proud of the United States women’s national soccer team for winning the Women’s World Cup! During games players displayed the inspiring characteristics of strength, teamwork, determination and passion. Since then, the conversation has shifted significantly from this historic win that brought the country together to a sometimes-controversial dialogue about social matters. There is high … More Athlete’s Need To Use Their Platforms Responsibly

How to Establish Your Philanthropic Endeavors

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Lory Ankiel and Alysa Bajenaru of Our Baseball Life for an upcoming podcast. Based on my experience in working with non-profits and professional athletes, coaches and teams, we discussed how athletes and their families can navigate philanthropic involvement. We know that so many athletes want to do good, however, many don’t know where … More How to Establish Your Philanthropic Endeavors

Education, Athletics and Philanthropy: Making an Impact at the College Level

  When talking about athletes and their philanthropic endeavors, people typically think of the pros, on the largest stages, making monumental impacts and contributions. There is not as much focus on what college players and athletic programs are doing to give back. With the NCAA basketball tournament wrapped up and NCAA football teams taking the … More Education, Athletics and Philanthropy: Making an Impact at the College Level

Be Authentically You

Today’s society is filled with a myriad of influences. Everywhere we look there are factors contributing to our ideas and decisions. With this consistent flow of information, it’s crucial to remember our authentic selves and stay true to who we are. This is especially the case for athletes when they are defining their brand and … More Be Authentically You

Five Reasons Why Athletes Are Successful In Giving Back

In addition to having the platform that comes with being a professional athlete, they have qualities that set them up to be successful in giving back. 1. They’re Motivated: If they’ve made it to the pros, they know the hard work required to realize their personal and professional goals. Putting the same work ethic toward … More Five Reasons Why Athletes Are Successful In Giving Back