Past Events

November 29, 2019

9 am to 6 pm

Indoor Soccer Tournament for all youth ages U8 - U17. November 29th from 9-6pm. We are outfitting patient rooms with XBOX consoles while they receive cancer treatment and we need your support!

Location: Soccer City, Palatine, IL

November 24, 2019

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long and other special football legends for an unforgettable tailgate experience.This year Chris is taking his annual fundraiser to the fans and one of the most notorious tailgates in the country!Tickets include full lunch, open bar, and charitable donation to the Chris Long Foundation, along with game day energy and special football guests.You also won't want to miss the one of a kind VIP tailgate on the Waterboys party bus, where Legends and Chris will be preparing for the big game vs. The Seahawks.Event will be held 2:30pm - 5pm; VIP will be held 5pm - 6pm.Sponsorships available. Contact

Location: 1100 Social at Xfinity Live, 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148

November 20, 2019

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Lay Leadership Academy is for nonprofit board members, committee members, and their partners on the professional staff.Learn to Manage Conflict with Coach Marci Mayer Eisen.Being a great board member means advancing your organization’s mission when everything is going perfectly—and when there is the inevitable push and pull that comes when passionate people work together for a cause.LEARN TO:Expect conflict.Embrace conflict.Manage perspectives, priorities, and personalitiesCome away with new insights and skills to respond confidently and promote understanding, trust, and positive outcomes.

Location: Spertus Institute, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605

November 19, 2019

4:00 p.m.

NCAA Sports in Flux: The Fate of College of Athlete Pay, Health, Safety and Abuse

Location: UCLA

November 17, 2019


Join the Colts on November 17, 2019 for the Faith & Football Event. Tickets start at $44.This post-game experience includes:Ticket to the Colts v. Jaguars GameTestimonials from Colts players and coachesOn-field access for photos.

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

November 15, 2019

All day

Sign up as a team and solicit donations. Worldwide--In Your Backyard or at a public facility

Location: Wherever you are!!

November 14, 2019

08:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 - Sport & STEM Alliance year-end convening | TGR Learning Lab, Anaheim, CA | 9:00am - 1:00pm- ESPN Leadership Dinner | Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA | 6:30pm - 9:00pm FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15- Beyond Innovation | Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA | 9:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

November 14, 2019

5:15 to 7:00 pm

Meet and Greet with Bobbie Kelsey, Commissioner of Athletics and Academics for Milwaukee Public Schools.IOU Sports NETWORKING MIXER

Location: 7326 W. Greenfield Ave West Allis

November 13, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Lost Boyz Inc., a Renewal Award winning organization, has been working in South Shore Chicago for over 10 years. Moving into our 11th year, we look to push our mission further by expanding programs into new neighborhoods, building deeper bonds with the communities we serve, and offering more trauma-informed youth sports programming than ever before. Lost Boyz Inc. isn't just a baseball program; we are a community development initiative focused on creating healing-centered spaces that cater to youth from some of Chicago's most historic communities.

Location: 1821 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL

November 13, 2019

All day

The Youth Sports Congress is open to any and all youth sports administrators although the entire event is designed for existing NAYS Certified Youth Sports Administrators (CYSAs) to stay up-to-date with a wide range of informative subjects and hot topics in youth sports, plus maintain their certification by earning continuing education. Youth Sports Congress attendees can participate in any of the educational sessions offered, the keynote address, welcome receptions, award session, AB expo and much more!

Location: Orlando, Florida

November 9, 2019

6 pm to 10 pm

ndulge your culinary and wine cravings with a multi-course gourmet dinner and artisan cheeses expertly paired with wine from Dry Creek Vineyards. Come alone, with a guest or entertain a group for an evening you won’t want to miss. The delectable evening also includes an exclusive auction to raise funds for the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. To meet the 2019 celebrity chef, Steve McHugh, vintner, Kim Stare Wallace, & cheesemaker, Ron Henningfeld, click here.View the 2019 Celebrity Chef & Wine Dinner Menu here.Individual Tickets - $300 Two Tasting Gala Tickets & Two Celebrity Chef Dinner Tickets - $750 Table of Eight - $2,400 (also includes two tickets to Friday's Tasting Gala)

Location: Wisconsin City Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI

November 9, 2019

06:00 p.m.

HONORINGEMMA AND DERRICK DOCKERY, Philanthropists & Former Redskins Player STEPHEN WHISNANT Philanthropic Advisor6 pm - 7 pm | Cocktails7:00 pm - 8:45 pm | Dinner8:45 pm - 9:30 pm | Dessert Reception ATTIRE:Business Casual + Athletic Attire Supporting Your Favorite Team SPONSORSHIP:When you support Athletes for Hope by becoming a sponsor of this event, your dollars will help AFH to connect new athletes to underserved charities and schools, in the Washington, D.C. community and beyond. When AFH athletes work with community organizations, they raise additional awareness, excitement and dollars for each cause, and your support enables our organization to deepen the reach and impact of this work.

Location: Bender Arena at American University | 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC

November 9, 2019

11 a.m.

Non-Tournament Event Admission: Pre-Registration*Free Admission for the First 100 Pre-RegisteredPRE-REGISTRATION ENDS OCT 31st!Activities-Self Defense Classes 2-3pm. All ages welcome.-Indoor Frisbee Golf 1-4pm-Music, Raffles, Auction 1-4pm-Games, children of all ages 1-4pm-Food and Drink….. and more!Music provided by LJ & Bill w/Roi, an acoustic duo/trio

Location: Oak Creek Community Center. 8580 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek, WI 53154

November 8, 2019

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Celebrating its 16th Anniversary, the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation’s Food & Wine Experience will once again lure some of the best national chefs, culinary stars and celebrated winemakers. This two-part experience begins Friday night with the signature Tasting Gala where guests will enjoy live music along with vintage wines, cocktails and small plates from a wide variety of 4- and 5-star restaurants. For guests looking to indulge their culinary and wine cravings with a multi-course gourmet dinner and artisan cheeses expertly paired with wines from across the country, the Celebrity Chef & Wine Dinner on Saturday night is one you won’t want to miss. Proceeds raised from each event will benefit the foundation’s mission to prevent, care and cure cancer. Whether you can join us for one event or both events – we look forward to seeing you in November!

Location: The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI

November 7, 2019

5:30 p.m.

The Illinois Transplant Fund (ITF) will be kicking off their 2019-2020 campaign: A Lifesaving MAIN EVENT.Please join us for cocktails, light hors d'oeuvres, and connect with community leaders, organizations, businesses, and friends of ITF on Thursday, November 7th at ALTA GRILL in McCook IL.This amateur boxing fundraiser will help save the lives of undeserved patients waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant through the Illinois Transplant Fund’s program. ITF is a not-for-profit organization funded solely through contributions from the general public and interested parties.To make a more significant impact we ask for your support in sponsoring this event at any level. Together, we can be a hero to many transplant patients in financial hardship. Please visit to save lives today.For more info: Manuel Carrera at

Location: Alta Grill, 4750 Vernon Avenue, McCook, Illinois 60525

November 6, 2019

All day

The second annual SeventySix Capital Sports Innovation Conference in Philadelphia will inspire and educate attendees on sports technology, esports, and sports betting – industries where innovation is moving at an accelerated pace.Attendees will benefit from panels, keynote interviews, industry deep dives at lunch, and a sports startup pitch competition, all focused on the latest innovations in sports including athlete perspectives, data analytics, media, and more.Startups focused on the sports digitalization, esports, and sports betting industries are invited to apply for our pitch competition where $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to top entrepreneurs!

Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

November 5, 2019

3:00 p.m.

Stacey Ullrich, Head of Philanthropy for Nov. 5th at 3pm for our next "Industry Insider" Call. Please email for the dial in info as well as any questions you would like to ask Stacey in advance.

Location: Phone Conference

November 3, 2019

4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

AVPFirst is a nonprofit oganization founded to create a national pipeline for youth volleyball development by establishing the highest quality beach volleyball standards and investing the necessary resources to ensure improved participant performance. It is specifically designed to create access for all children and their families, regardless of the neighborhood in which they reside or their economic status, by offering a series of community clinics, training camps, coaching education workshops and junior beach tournaments.

Location: Pasea Hotel and Spa, Huntington Beach, CA

November 3, 2019

All day

All proceeds from the Hockey Fights Cancer Jersey Silent Auction benefit Chicago Blackhawks Foundation and various cancer-related organizations in the Chicagoland area. As the official charity of the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Blackhawks Foundation pledges to support programs and institutions throughout Illinois that work towards creating a better tomorrow. Chicago Blackhawks Foundation focuses on health and wellness, education and housing, striving to serve local citizens and impact the lives of youth in and around the city of Chicago.

Location: United Center

November 2, 2019

06:00 p.m.

Join us for Ringside for Mercy's Sake!Over these past 28 years, Ringside has helped generate resources and sparked friendships that have fueled the largest period of growth in our mission’s 130-year history.Join us this year for another electrifying night of amateur boxing, auctions, dining, dancing, and more—all to help raise critical support for our boys and girls.Ringside for Mercy’s Sake began in 1991 as a unique collaboration between the leadership of Chicago’s financial exchanges and today has grown to include boxers from companies across the country.

Location: Chicago Marriott, 540 North Michigan Ave., Chicago

November 1, 2019

06:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction / 7:00 p.m. Award Presentation and DinnerThe 5th Annual Evening2Inspire will celebrate those who “Ignite the Light” in others around them — from the athletes we serve to our community of volunteers, donors, sponsors, and supporters. Proceeds from the event enable Dare2tri to continue providing life-changing opportunities to individuals who have a physical disability such as amputation, spinal cord injury, stroke, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, and those with visual impairments and blindness.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602

October 31, 2019

2 pm to 9 pm

Come meet Bobby Hull at Seven Bridges Ice Arena, 6690 IL-53, Woodridge, Illinois Thursday October 31st from 2PM until at least 9PM.Autographs will be priced as follows:$40.00 for small items and photos up to 11x14 in size with "HOF 1983" inscription$65.00 for large items such as jerseys, sticks, equipment, photos 16x20 and larger, etc. with "HOF 1983" inscription.$10.00 for additional inscriptions (The Golden Jet, 61 Cup Champs, etc.)All people who purchase autographs will receive a free photo-op with Bobby Hull at no additional charge. We will have special deals on Bobby Hull presigned memorabilia available that evening also!

Location: Seven Bridges Ice Arena, 6690 Route 53, Woodridge, Illinois 60540

October 28, 2019

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Join Allen Robinson on Monday, October 28th as he hosts his Within Reach Foundation's second annual 'An Evening Within Reach' celebrity gala at the esteemed Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse in downtown Chicago. An Evening Within Reach will benefit Allen Robinson's Within Reach Foundation and its mission to provide educational opportunities and resources to low-income and inner-city Chicago students to help put success within reach.This star-studded event will feature Allen and his Bears teammates, as they look to take Chicago to the NFL Playoffs for the second year in a row! Foundation supporters, Bears fans, and Chicago's charitable community will be able to mix and mingle with their favorite players at one of Chicago's most luxurious event spaces.

Location: Gibson's Bar and Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611

October 28, 2019

Meet and connect with other nonprofit chief executives from throughout the country and sector to discuss the unique challenges of the chief executive role and what it takes to strengthen the leadership partnership between you and your board. This course encourages self-reflection and provides a “safe” place for sharing and learning.

Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

October 25, 2019

7 pm to 11 pm

Urban Initaitives is a Chicago-based non-profit that serves 17,000 youth in Chicago Public Schools. Our mission is to use the power of sport and play to empower Chicago’s youth to achieve academic success, develop social-emotional skills, and build social capital.The Halloween Bash raises funds to support our programs. We can't wait for you to join us at this fun, spooky event!

Location: Joes on Weed Street, Chicago, IL

October 22, 2019

06:00 p.m.

Come learn about the most meaningful volunteer experience a tennis player could have! Join us to learn how you can be part of giving tennis back with Kings County Tennis League (KCTL), a Brooklyn non-profit that uses tennis for youth development and community building for children who live in and around public housing developments,.

Location: Tara Rose, 384 Third Avenue, NY, NY

October 21, 2019

06:00 p.m.

Join GW Sport Management Students and Faculty in New York for a Career Trek at a reception in DAZN's office on the 72nd floor of the WTC.

Location: DAZN, 1 World Trade Center, NY, NY 10006

October 21, 2019

10 a.m.

9:30 am:Registration12:00 pm:Shotgun StartFollowing Play:ReceptionThe NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic at Winged Foot Golf Club is one of The Premier Amateur Golf Events for Charity in the country! We are thrilled to be returning to Winged Foot Golf Club, the host of the 2020 U.S. Open! We will be hosting two flights on the renowned East and West Courses. The tournament will include a brunch, awards and cocktail reception. Shotgun start at 12:00pm. Top finishing teams (Gross and Handicap Index Divisions combined) are once again invited to compete in the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts in January 2020. This is the top tournament in the country for the National Kidney Foundation. We hope to keep it that way! Our goal this year is to raise over $350,000. By joining us at this year’s tournament, you will help to support the lifesaving programs and services of the National Kidney Foundation.For more information about this event contact Meg Gilmartin at / 212.889.2210 ext. 221

Location: Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY

October 19, 2019

5 pm

Location: Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI

October 18, 2019

8 am Shotgun Start (Same for 10-19-19)

The MJ Event was established in 2001 with the goal of raising money for children’s cancer research through a national network of family, friends and business relationships. In 2015 Mo and Jim (the M and J!) were named as one of 50 (out of 27 million) Fortune 500 employees to receive the Heroes of the 500 award for their philanthropic work. Since the inception of the MJ Cancer Free Event, over $7 million dollars has been generated to cure cancer. Recently, the Dallas-based MJ Cancer Free organization has partnered with the national Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF). By joining forces we’re better equipped than ever to fight cancer by funding those leading this fight and supporting advancements in innovative, compassionate care!Please join us for a weekend at the Cowboys Golf Club and Gaylord Texan Resort for golf and the infamous Friday Night Kick Cancer's TAILgate Bash which will feature a live and silent auction, a corn hole tournament, food and drinks and live music! With your continued support and "the MJ motivation" we're getting ever closer to curing cancer! We would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support. Together we can make a difference!If you have any questions about this year’s event, please contact Amy at 262-696-5162 or

Location: Cowboys Golf Club, 1600 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051

October 18, 2019

All day

Join sports industry leaders, thought-makers, and disruptors along with Columbia University Sports Management Master’s Program faculty as they discuss critical topics in the business of sports — both present and future.

Location: Columbia University Faculty House, NYC

October 15, 2019

06:30 p.m.

Join Santonio Holmes and the Third and Long Foundation for this great evening featuring photos, appetizers, event t-shirt and multiple celebs.

Location: Noble Manor Lanes, 2440 Noblestown Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15205

October 15, 2019

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Join the Beautiful Lives Project and Holy Cross Crusaders Baseball for a Field of Dreams event October 15, from 9-11a Eastern Standard Time.The event will be held at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field, where people with disabilities will have the opportunity to join the Holy Cross players on the field to bat, play catch, run bases, and act as honorary members of the team. This event is open to all ages and abilities - no prior baseball experience is needed, just a desire to play!The Beautiful Lives strives to promote an inclusive environment along with the Holy Cross baseball team where people of all abilities can experience sports and swing for the fences with baseball players. The Beautiful Lives Project works to give all people of any abilities the opportunity to experience programs in sports as well as other programs across the country.

Location: Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field,

October 14, 2019

07:00 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.

On Monday, October 14th in Baltimore, MD at The B&O Railroad Museum we will host our 3rd Annual Beltway Boards & Brews Celebrity Cornhole Tournament (PPFBBB). This premier fall kick-off night of philanthropy will bring together VIPs from the world of sports and entertainment for a night of cornhole competition in a "Pro-Am" style tournament. In addition to a little competition on the boards, unique silent auction items will be available for purchase.Proceeds from the event benefited the Players Philanthropy Fund and our 110+ charitable foundation clients, which support the following causes (among several others): Mental Health, Youth Education, At-Risk Youth Social Skills, Disabled Youth Assistance, Pediatric Cancer, PTSD, Clean Energy, Natural Disaster Assistance, Military and First Responder Assistance, Sickle Cell Disease, Homelessness and Hunger, Down-Syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hemophilia and IBD.

Location: The B&O Railroad Museum

October 10, 2019

06:00 p.m.

Enjoy a beautiful sit-down 3-course chicken dinner,entertainment, dancing, drinks, raffle prizes, auction items, awesome hosts, amazing guests and a few fun games to raise money for two local charities doing great work right here in our communities!

Location: Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60490

October 10, 2019

8:00 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. Shotgun Start

Come out and support the Choose Chicago Foundation for a great day of golf and networking. This fundraising event will be providing money to the Foundation and will be used to support our new Choose Chicago Future Leader Award which will be rolling out this year.

Location: Harborside International, 11001 South Doty Avenue East, Chicago, Illinois 60628

October 10, 2019

8 am

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s On the Table MKE is a regionwide forum offering a unique opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation and take action – individually and collectively – to improve the quality of life in our community.

Location: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletics

October 5, 2019

11:00 a.m.

Do you and your team want to play recreational hockey in a professional venue? You can at Allstate Arena! Our season starts October 5th and there is still room to join as a team or free agent. Together with the Chicago Wolves we are having a 1st ever season at Allstate Arena and the best part is each game day focuses on giving back to our communities!!! Be a part of a unparalleled 7+ game season with stats and a championship! Go to for more information and how to sign-up!

Location: Allstate Arena - Rosemont, IL

October 2, 2019

06:00 p.m.

This exclusive event will take place in the upstairs at the 40/40 Club featuring a happy hour networking in the Mezzanine from 6pm - 10pm. With a limited seating fireside chat. 6pm - 7pmRegistration & NetworkingMezzanine 7pm - 8pmFireside Chat (80 seat limit)Jay-Z Lounge6pm - 10pmHappy Hour NetworkingMezzanine

Location: The 40/40 Club 6 West 25th Street New York NY

October 2, 2019

07:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hear some of the most interesting people in sports, sports business and sports medicine discuss hot topics. Proceeds will benefit the Chicago Sports Summit Foundation, which supports Chicago youth organizations and furthers orthopedic research.

Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago - 151 East Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601

September 28, 2019

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As our way of saying thank you, City Champs Foundation will be hosting a Fall BBQ & Free Intro Class for ages 8 and up.Join us September 28th for a day full of fun! Classes are from 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm. Food will be served from 12pm – 2pm.

Location: Primal MKE, 2028 S. 55th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

September 28, 2019

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

City Champs Foundation will be hosting a fall BBQ and Free Intro Class for ages 8 and up. Join us on September 28th for a full day of fun.

Location: Six Point Boxing and Primal MKE, 2050 S. 55th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

September 28, 2019

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please help the Highland Park HS Hockey team raise funds to support the wife and children of the late State Trooper and Army veteran Chris Lambert. In January 2019, State Trooper Lambert was driving home in a snow storm at the end of his shift when he stopped on I-294 to assist an accident that had just taken place. While comforting the families involved, he was fatally struck by a reckless driver who despite Scott's Law did not slow down and move over when he saw officers on the side of the road.

Location: Centennial Ice Arena, 3100 Trailway, Highland Park, IL 60035

September 26, 2019

6:00 p.m.

VIP Reception 6:00-7:00 PM Benefit 7:00-10:00pmThe LighthousePier 61 - Chelsea PiersNew York, NY 10011Hors d'oeuvres Open Bar Silent AuctionLive AppealProgram Featuring Harlem Lacrosse TestimonialsSuggested Attire: Cocktail/Business Casual2019 Benefit Honoree - Chris SailerHead Coach - Princeton University2008 Inductee into the US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame3 Time National Champion and First Lacrosse Coach to win 400 Games2008 Recipient of the Diane Geppi-Aikens Memorial Award, presented by the IWLCA for lifetime achievement and contribution to women's lacrosseHarlem Lacrosse Executive Board Member since 2014

Location: Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, NY, NY

September 23, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.

The Tackle What's Next Summit is a must-attend event for athletes, sports executives, and corporations to learn more about how to successfully navigate the opportunities and challenges of athlete career transition.Learn how to find your next passion outside of sports. Network with key influencers. Identify your valuable skills. Understand the opportunities available to you. Grow and build your next career

Location: Tower Club - 8000 Towers Crescent Dr, Suite 1700, Vienna, VA 22182

September 23, 2019

09:00 a.m.

Please join us for the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley Tee Off Fore Kids Golf Classic at the beautiful Calabasas Country Club golf course. Enjoy an end-of-summer event, featuring a great day of networking and some friendly competition on the course and make a difference for our communities' youth.The tournament includes a player prize pack, time on the range; contests; a shotgun start with a boxed lunch; cocktail reception followed by a delicious meal and presentation of team awards/prizes. All proceeds will directly support Boys & Girls Club of West Valley.

Location: Calabasas Country Club

September 23, 2019

12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

The Tackle What’s Next Summit is a must-attend event for athletes, sports executives, and corporations to learn more about how to successfully navigate the opportunities and challenges of athlete career transition.Learn how to find your next passion outside of sports. Network with key influencers, executives and businesses that can help get you where you want to go. Identify your skills that are valuable to a business or a community organization. Understand the opportunities that are available to you. Grow and build your next career.

Location: Tower Club, Vienna, VA

September 17, 2019

All day

2 full days of workshops, panels and conversations focused on youth sports

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Dr. W., Detroit, MI 48243

September 15, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Rockin' the Cause 2019 - Benefiting music programs for kids who can't afford instruments and lessons!

Location: Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center - Bolingbrook, IL

September 13, 2019

6 p.m.

6:00 - Cocktail Reception7:30 - Dinner and ProgramCocktail Attire


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