Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Sports | Teams give their shirts in name of charity | Seattle Times Newspaper
Sports | Teams give their shirts in name of charity | Seattle Times Newspaper: "Athletes are more mobile than teams. They can create charities in their hometowns or the cities where they play, and later move them. Greg Johnson, executive director of the Sports Philanthropy Project, says athletes are also generally closer to the people in need. On the other hand, athletes aren't schooled in philanthropy and don't have the training of executive directors or community-relations folks."