Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
LLS works tirelessly to find cures and help blood cancer patients access the care they need more than any organization in the world. LLS provides patient and caregiver resources, funds important research, and supports advocacy efforts to expand healthcare access and enrich the lives of all blood cancer patients. During this crisis and beyond, every facet of LLS’s mission is working in harmony to put blood cancer patients and their families first. Learn more at www.lls.org
Sloane Stephens Foundation
The Sloane Stephens Foundation began in 2013 to help shape constructive futures for youth by providing enhanced educational opportunities and encouraging healthy, active lifestyles through tennis. SSF empowers children around the world to dream and achieve big, on and off the tennis court, by countering limiting factors such as poverty, community violence, and inequitable academic opportunities.
Through nationally recognized after school curricula, college preparatory programs, and exciting Net Gen tennis, the Sloane Stephens Foundation offers underserved students the additional tools necessary to achieve in and out of the classroom. Learn more at sloanestephensfoundation.org
Inspiring Children Foundation
For 18 years, The Inspiring Children Foundation and Team Bryan program have been empowering children struggling with financial hardship, anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation by giving them the ultimate environment to survive, then thrive at the highest levels. The program arms at-risk youth with everything they need to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy in a fun and inspirational way, online and in person.
This ecosystem of excellence includes; emotional intelligence, SEL, mindfulness/meditation, DBT, Trauma treatment, group counseling and mentoring, leadership development, entrepreneur skills, music & the arts, nutrition, yoga, tennis, sleep science, and academics. To date, 160 students have earned college scholarships to schools such as Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Dartmouth, USC, Naval Academy, Villanova, UNLV, and 100 others. Learn more at www.inspiringchildren.net
Youth Tennis Advantage
For more than 50 years, Youth Tennis Advantage (YTA) has helped bridge opportunity gaps for under resourced youth. We offer free, year-round programs of tennis, academics and life skills.
Tennis is a powerful tool that not only gives our students crucial daily physical activity but teaches leadership skills, mental toughness, and self-advocacy, among other things. We strive to help each student be college ready. YTA proudly serves over 300 youth in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. Learn more at www.youthtennisadvantage.org