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Thank YOU!

“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work the results will come.” Michael Jordan   The Caris Sports Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success – thanks to YOU! We had been planning this event for over a year as it was initially set for last September, but due to the […]

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Women's History Month

Women’s History Month : Official Ambassador, Mickie James

  At Caris Sports Foundation, we have been blessed with strong female voices like Miss Arizona Yesenia Vidales, the multi-talented Kialani Mills, and last, but not least, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Superstar, Mickie James. Mickie James has been making herstory for nearly two decades in multiple arenas and we are grateful for her representation at […]

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Women's History Month

International Women’s Day : Celebrating our Founders

Did you know women make up 75% of the nonprofit workforce? This according to the 2012 “Current State of Women in Leadership” report. The study, Benchmarking Women’s Leadership, was a partnership between the White House and the Women’s College of the University of Denver. This percentage means 9.2 million American women (out of 12.29 million) work in […]

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Youth Sports General

Women’s History Month : Women Making History in Sports

Women are making history in nearly every industry around the globe, including tech. More than 11.6 million American businesses are owned by women equating to $1.7 trillion in sales. Some notable billion-dollar businesses include Proactiv, Rent the Runway, Bumble, Spanx, 23andMe, Kate Spade, and Cisco.   Women are making history in politics with 43 women […]

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Become a Sponsor!

Dear Friends,   Caris Sports Foundation was founded by Raquel (Roxi) McNabb, Nicole Hawkins, Ashley Schugg, and Jennifer Kruse in 2019. We give kids the opportunity to participate in organized sports by removing the financial obstacles that keep them on the sidelines, and we hope you will consider joining us for Caris Sports Foundation’s First […]

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Test your Swing for a Good Cause

We were delighted to announce last week on social media our First Annual Golf Tournament at the Arizona Biltmore, Adobe golf course. It was unfortunate the tournament had to be moved from September 2020, but we’re looking forward to seeing everyone on the green Friday, March 26! and despite all the fun we anticipate, why […]

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Caris Sports Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament

Caris Sports Foundation was founded in 2019 and we are thrilled to announce our First Annual Golf Tournament at the impeccable Arizona Biltmore, Adobe golf course. This well-known course is fitting for a terrific weekend complete with a breakfast bar, box lunch, and prizes for all winners! Join us on Friday, March 26, 2021 at […]

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Youth Sports General

Remembering Kobe Bryant

One year ago, today, January 26, 2020, basketball hero, mentor, and superstar Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with eight others, including his daughter, Gianna. It is one of those moments – one where you will always remember where you were when it happened, when you first heard the news. Today we want […]

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Youth Sports General

6 Mental Health Benefits of Youth Sports

Mental health has come to the forefront with the COVID-19 pandemic as people around the globe feel isolated and alone. The anxiety around the unknown is unusually high. Unfortunately, it was not just adults who have been impacted by the current events we face but also children and teens. With youth sports having returned to […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, providing people and organizations opportunities to transform the communities in which they live. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 – a day to encourage people to do good! It’s been eight years and every Giving Tuesday inspires millions of people to give to their communities, collaborate with their […]

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A Sincere Thank You

On Thursday, September 24, we launched our First Annual Online Auction presented by Faith Hospice of Arizona. With your support, we were able to distribute EIGHT financial aid awards to EIGHT deserving kids here in Arizona.   Supporters were able to bid on items like a getaway at NOBU Hotel Los Cabos, a signed Kobe […]

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Financial Aid

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

It is not often that we are blessed to share the letters we receive from appreciative recipients and their families, but we are honored to be able to share this one with our readers today. We hope it inspires you the way it has inspired us to push forward despite this pandemic, to support Arizona’s […]

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Financial Aid

Final Financial Aid Awards for 2020

2020 is finally coming to an end, and although most of us probably feel a bit of relief in saying so, Caris Sports Foundation still has work to do! We accept applications for financial aid year-round, but our financial aid awards are distributed on a quarterly basis. Any full-time student, K – 12, may apply […]

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Fundraising with The Food Nannies

On Thursday, November 12, the Food Nannies will partner with Caris Sports Foundation for a night of wholesome fun in the kitchen! Attendees will learn how to make Kamut ancient grain crust pizza with proceeds benefitting Caris Sports Foundation. You may have seen Lizi on Arizona Daily Mix, but your opportunity has arrived to meet […]

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Yesenia Vidales

Miss Arizona Chooses Caris Sports Foundation

With the announcement of our First Annual Online Auction arrived another announcement. Miss Arizona USA, Yesenia Vidales, joined Caris Sports Foundation as an Official Ambassador. She embodies our values and has jumped into the deep end communicating our message and our mission.   Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, she holds strong family values and […]

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Founder Feature

FOUNDER FEATURE : Raquel McNabb

To many, she is the wife of former NFL Quarterback and Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Famer, Donovan McNabb, but to us, she is the leading founder of Caris Sports Foundation and an inspiration to her kids, her husband, and this organization. Her personal involvement in sports, and the impact it had on her growing up, […]

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Amazon Smiles with Caris Sports Foundation for Prime Day

Guess what day it is?!? It isn’t Wednesday… yet… but Amazon Prime Day is here! Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest sale event of the year and exclusively for Amazon Prime members, but why does this matter to Caris Sports Foundation?   In 2019, Caris Sports Foundation became one of over 1 million charities included in […]

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Auction

Caris Sports Foundation’s First Annual Online Auction

With COVID-19 came the unexpected like homeschooling, masks, Zoom happy hours, and directional stickers in our grocery stores telling us which way to go up and down each aisle. There are constant conversations around “the new normal” no matter where you go and which television channel you may watch. But youth sports in Arizona is […]

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