In the Media
- COVID-19 and Impact on Tennis
- Pam Shriver on 2020 Players to Watch
- ESPN AO 2020 Talent Team is Strong
- 2020 Tennis, It’s Here
- Pam Shriver’s View on Opportunities for Women in Sports
- Reflections Prior to AO 2019
- Remembering Our President, My Friend 41
- Pam Shriver’s Reflections on Australian Open 2018
- Rest in Peace Jana Novotna: A Friend and Competitor to Remember
- Pam Shriver’s 35,000 Foot View (Literally) of US Open Final 16
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First Break Academy
First Break Academy is a newly founded Los Angeles based 501(c)(3) charitable corporation governed by tennis enthusiasts, educators, and community leaders working in the sports industry. Our mission is to support the advancement of tennis and learning by assisting developmental programs championing opportunity, fitness, education, and compassion for others.
First Break Academy’s work is rooted in the outreach efforts of RAMP Tennis located at StubHub Center, home of LA Galaxy and USTA Player Development Training Center - West in Carson. To learn more about this partnership and our commitment to give back and provide safe, friendly, and meaningful programs for children in urban communities, go to http://www.first1break.com.
McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, in discovery, and in the realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships inspire a passion for teaching and learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide life-altering opportunities and to develop in students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
To learn more about this wonderful college preparatory school, visit their website at https://www.mcdonogh.org.
USTA Foundation is the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, Incorporated. Its mission is to support, monitor and promote programs that enhance the lives of at-risk children and individuals with disabilities through the integration of tennis and education. USTA Foundation is a not-for-profit entity that is dedicated to improving the quality of life among our nation's youth and people with disabilities. It supports organizations that use tennis as a vehicle to help at-risk children finish high school and qualify for college scholarships, targeting people from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds. USTA Foundation is proud of its commitment to ensure that the game of tennis is available to everyone regardless of their ability level. It welcomes organizations that use tennis as a vehicle to instill increased self-confidence, social skills and a sense of camaraderie with each other, the volunteers, and family members.
To learn more about the USTA Foundation, visit http://www.ustafoundation.com.
As the nationwide leader in sports-based youth development, Up2Us harnesses the power of sports to reduce youth violence, promote health, and inspire academic success for kids in every community. Our research, training, and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change.
To learn more about Up2Us, visit https://www.up2us.org.
Players' Philanthropy Fund
The Players' Philanthropy Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to educate and inspire best-practice-based philanthropy for athletes, entertainers and other individuals. PPF enables clients to make charitable donations to qualifying charities and/or undertake a charitable program while protecting financial assets and reputation from unnecessary risk.
To learn more about the Players Philanthropy Fund, visit https://www.ppf.org.
International Tennis Hall of Fame
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the history of tennis, inspiring and encouraging junior tennis development, enshrining tennis heroes and heroines and providing a landmark for tennis enthusiasts worldwide.
To learn more about the International Tennis Hall of Fame, visit http://www.tennisfame.com.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We exist because our nation's children spend more time with media and digital activities than they do with their families or in school, which profoundly impacts their social, emotional, and physical development. As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
To learn more about Common Sense Media, visit https://www.commonsensemedia.org.
JDRF Diabetes Foundation
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Their mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested nearly $2 billion in research funding since our inception. They are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion and energy.
To learn more about JDRF , visit http://www.jdrf.org.
ACEing Autism’s mission is to connect children with autism through unique tennis programs, and to develop and advance proven methods to positively impact the children, families and communities we serve. ACEing Autism is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization. They rely on volunteers from the decision-making of the Board of Directors through to the hands-on interaction with the kids on the court. ACEing Autism is looking for people with backgrounds or experience in tennis, special education, and with 501(c)(3) organizations. There are many ways one can help. You can volunteer your time, make a donation, provide a grant or attend one of their events.
To learn more about ACEing Autism , visit http://aceingautism.org.
The mission of WTA Charities is to be a social responsibility vehicle built on the WTA's values to empower and provide for a better future. WTA Charities is dedicated to combining, strengthening and enhancing the community and charitable efforts of the WTA through its members (players, alumnae and tournaments), along with its partners.
To learn more about WTA Charities, visit http://www.wtatennis.com.