The Jordan Farmar Foundation

jordan farmer foundation charity los angeles lakers nba

Player:  Jordan Farmar Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets Website:  The Jordan Farmar Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  The Jordan Farmar Foundation allocates financial, personal and media-based resources to charitable efforts that address the health, hope and healing of children in need.

The Jason Kidd Foundation

jason kidd charity foundation phoenix suns dallas mavericks nba

Player:  Jason Kidd Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets Website:  The Jason Kidd Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  The Jason Kidd Foundation is dedicated to improving education among the youth, by ensuring that kids of all ages have the tools needed through mentoring, tutoring and technology programs to succeed in life.

Devin Harris: 34 Ways to Assist Foundation

devin harris foundation charity dallas mavericks new jersey nets utah jazz nba 34 ways to assist

Player:  Devin Harris Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz Website:  34 Ways to Assist Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  To compassionately, spiritually and profoundly impact the lives of children in need by providing hope through wish granting, inspiration through emotional mentoring and healthy living through sports and physical activity.

Sports equipment to Nicaragua!

soccerballs donated to kids in nicaragua charity the good in sports

My grandmother (RIP) use to tell me that I could sell ice to the Eskimos, or salt to a snail. I never really understood what she meant back then, but now I get it. If there’s one thing I know I can do, it’s organize and get people involved in a cause.  Jessica Chapman, Associate [...]

Tampa goes big, Royals aid tornado vics

tampa bay buccaneers james lee visits troops

Highlights: Tampa Bay football and baseball are making a difference! James Lee of the Bucs travels abroad and visits the troops, while his team donates big bucks to three children’s hospitals! Not to be outdone, the Tampa Bay Rays are hosting four fundraising events for local charities! Finally, the Kansas City Royals are doing what [...]

Caps visit Children’s National Med Center

Photo Caption (GroupCN): Washington Capitals Karl Alzner, Jeff Halpern, Matt Hendricks and Mike Knuble visit patients of Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., for the 12th consecutive season.

The Washington Capitals are one of TGIS’s favorite professional organizations because they epitomize the good in sports. This past Monday, the Caps proved once again why they are the cream of the crop, as 4 players visited a local children’s hospital and put some much needed smiles on many faces. Check it out below. Kudos [...]

The Jeremy Lin Foundation

NBA New York Knicks Jeremy Lin charity foundation kids

Player: Jeremy Lin Sport: Basketball, NBA Team: Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets Website: The Jeremy Lin Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  The Jeremy Lin Foundation (JLINF) is dedicated to reaching out to underprivileged individuals and communities to provide financial, educational and spiritual assistance and to make a lasting difference in the lives [...]

The Dwight D. Howard Foundation

dwight howard basketball camp foundation orlando magic charity

Player:  Dwight Howard Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Orlando Magic Website:  The Dwight D. Howard Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  Established in 2004, the Dwight D. Howard Foundation, Inc. is proactive in working with youths to encourage a desire for excellence in every aspect of their lives.  We firmly believe obstacles are merely stepping stones that [...]

Hosmer Catches New Gig For BBCS

eric hosmer royals boys and girls club kansas city royals mlb

Eric Hosmer, the young one-bagger for the Kansas City Royals has taken on a new assignment. Yesterday, the Royals and Hosmer announced that he would be a new celebrity ambassador/spokesman (not to be confused with Fabio’s “actor slash model” role in Zoolander) for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC). Through his [...]

The Shannon Brown Foundation

shannon brown foundation charity lakers

Player:  Shannon Brown Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns Website:  The Shannon Brown Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website):  The Shannon Brown Foundation is dedicated to the positive progression, safety and overall well-being of children and their families through programs that encourage social and educational development.