These athletes are playing for the planet

 

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These athletes are playing for the planet.

 

Athletes Unlimited launched Athlete Causes in partnership with Give Lively and the Give Lively Foundation to develop athletes as civic leaders and elevate them as role models for the next generation. 1% for the Planet is just one of many nonprofit beneficiary partners that players can choose to support during their season.

This initiative allows athletes to play their season in part for the benefit of the nonprofit organization of their choice. At the end of the season, the Give Lively Foundation will make a grant equal to 50% of the athlete’s end-of-season bonus to the nonprofit. 

Help us cheer on these amazing athletes as they play for the planet! Get to know them and offer your support:

 


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“Since I was young, I have had a very strong connection with the Natural World and this connection grew stronger into my adulthood. I believe that we, as human beings, are part of the natural world, like any other organism. However, we are unfortunately overusing the planet's resources, which is affecting the climate and causing a lot of environmental issues. I strongly believe that everyone matters, every single person makes an impact on the planet, and every single day we get to choose what kind of difference we make. This is one of the main reasons why I play for 1% for the Planet, an organization that inspires people to take action and support environmental solutions. If we collectively make wise choices, we can make a big difference."

 

Support Britt

 


 

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"I am playing to support 1% for the Planet because I feel as humans, we have a responsibility to take care of the planet that provides so many opportunities for us. I grew up in Vancouver, BC, so I grew up surrounded by beautiful nature: the ocean, the mountains, a rainforest. The environment has always been important to me because I grew up with it, but a lot of people don't get that same experience. But what we all have in common is the earth and the effects that will happen if we don't care for it. I want to help make 1% for the Planet more known for the people who are unaware, and hopefully spark change in people to be 1% better daily!"

 

Support Sara

 


 

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“I grew up with a love for nature and through my travels I have been enchanted by so many beautiful places that exist on our planet. To be naive about the great deal of environmental challenges we face today is a dangerous oversight. I’m teaming up with 1% for the planet because they help companies make a commitment and provide a way to give to and support environmental causes so that future generations may enjoy the planet as I have.”

 

Cause - Lindsay Stalzer

 

 


 

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“It is more important than ever before that we use our actions, votes and voices to curb the effects of climate change not just for our own benefit, but for our children and all future generations. So many of the world's biggest challenges, from poverty to water insecurity, are made more difficult by climate change. And things will only get worse if we do nothing. As an individual, I can make small changes in my day to day life, but to make a real impact on this global issue we need global networking and monetary support. It is for these reasons why I am choosing to support 1% for the planet this season through Athlete's Causes with Athletes Unlimited.”

 

Cause - Molly McCage V1

 

 


 

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"I am excited to support 1% for the Planet because I am extremely passionate about being outside in nature and protecting the environment. I believe that businesses and individuals have an incredible opportunity and responsibility to make a significant difference in preserving the health and beauty of our planet, and that 1% for the Planet can help make that a reality."

 

Cause - Amanda Peterson

 

 


 

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“1% for the Planet is an amazing organization that I am so lucky to work with. Our Earth is truly incredible, and I feel as if we need to do more to take care of it. 1% for the Planet is working hard to protect our home, and I want to do my part and do the same.”

 

Cause - Molly Lohman V1

 


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