Description: Team ESPN, ESPN’s corporate outreach program, uses the power of sports to make a difference in the lives of fans and in their communities through initiatives that support ESPN’s mission and corporate philosophy. Team ESPN encompasses employee volunteerism, corporate giving, charitable and cause-related marketing programs.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research: Established: at the inaugural ESPY Awards in 1993 by ESPN with the late Jim Valvano to raise funds for cancer research; over $50 million has been raised. For more info, call 1-800- 4JIMMYV or log on to www.jimmyv.org.
Play Your Way: multi-faceted physical fitness materials and initiatives developed to encourage kids to get active through “games to play, places to play and stuff to play with.” Visit www.espnplayyourway.com.
ESPN2's Cable in the Classroom SportsFigures: Presented commercial-free, the series teaches math and physics through sports, using prominent athletes. Visit www.ESPNSportsFigures.espn.com.
Source: ESPN Networks