United Charitable - Athletes for Charityhttp://www.athletesforcharity.com
Athletes for Charity is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve as a charitable initiative dedicated towards encouraging the giving of time, financial resources, and information to improve the collective lives of disadvantaged youth, advance the common good, and support the nonprofit sectors that benefit the underprivileged youth. Athletes for Charity achieves its mission by collaborating with professional athletes, sports leagues and teams, sports professionals, foster care agencies and related organizations, as well as the corporate sector and countless volunteers and mentors, to empower and support the development of disadvantaged youth. Athletes for Charity’s work ranges from the development and coordination of youth mentoring programs; youth literacy initiatives; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”) education programs; athlete foundations and charitable projects; camps and clinics mixing sport with education; holiday toy drives; athlete appearances; and special events that facilitate youth and athlete interactions, e.g. “Bowl with an Athlete,” “Back to School / Sports Day,” and “Principal for a Day” events. Athletes for Charity was founded in 2004 and is a project of United Charitable (UC) – a registered 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1) public charity (EIN# 20-4286082).