After the post-Thanksgiving shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, which kicks off the season of charitable giving. As The New York Times continues its Neediest Cases Fund campaign, we reached out to some prominent New Yorkers to ask them to name an organization to… Read More »
Jeremy Lin is widely known for his leadership on and off the court. His words are loud, but his actions speak even louder. His latest actions speak loud and clear, as Lin will team up with One Day’s Wages to raise awareness regarding girls education.
“Millions of girls across the… Read More »
CHARLOTTE, NC—Oct. 24, 2015—Jeremy Lin, who signed a 2-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets this summer, wasted no time getting involved with his new community in North Carolina. The 6-foot, 3-inch Lin, a five-year NBA veteran, and the Jeremy Lin Foundation brought PGC Basketball, a nationwide basketball training organization, to Charlotte on… Read More »
Jeremy Lin and his parents Shirley and Gie-Ming are hosting a pre-Thanksgiving dinner tonight at the Toyota Center for 120 children and their parents. The children and members of PAIR (Partnership for the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees) Houston and the Yellowstone Academy.
Both organizations, along with Workshop Houston, were… Read More »
NBA star Jeremy Lin (L) signs autograph for a boy of the Lushan Middle School in the quake-hit Lushan County of Ya’an City, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Aug. 30, 2013. Lin visited the school on Friday, sending gifts to students and encouraging them to study hard. (Xinhua/He Haiyang)
By Mike Damante
Sitting on the bench as opportunities pass, being cut from the team or not even being considered to play in the first place are struggles impoverished children deal with in the game of life.
Rockets star point guard Jeremy Lin wants to give such children a fighting chance…. Read More »
By Chris Duncan
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Lin launched a charitable foundation then lost to his boss in ping pong.
The Houston Rockets point guard hosted a gala Thursday night, the eve of All-Star Weekend, to unveil a foundation that will benefit three Houston organizations helping underprivileged children. Current NBA players… Read More »
The Jeremy Lin Foundation raised more than $150,000 during the foundation’s NBA All-Star Weekend Launch Party. Held at Minute Maid Park, the sold-out event raised funds through sponsorship sales, auctions and donations including Charity Buzz’s auction of a brand new 2013… Read More »
by Howard Chen
Jeremy Lin and James Harden not only dole out the assists on the court. They’re assisting the needy during the holiday season too. Both will be taking part in separate shopping sprees for selected kids coming from disadvantaged families. And both will be assisted by their families as… Read More »
by Julie Tran
HOUSTON — Holiday preparations typically depend upon the nature of one’s role as either a guest or host of the family feast. For some, the extent of those duties is limited to simply dodging a relative’s talent for planting lipstick-stained kisses, or maneuvering away from the hot… Read More »