Player Sites and Charities

Baseball

  • ziMS Foundation – Former UVa baseball star Ryan Zimmerman. The Foundation helps raise support for people with M.S.

Basketball – Men’s

  • Roger Mason Jr. – Former UVa guard and NBA player Roger Mason Jr.
  • Jimmy Miller – Former UVa forward Jimmy Miller supports the Piedmont Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Inc., which provides trained volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children before the courts of the 16th Judicial District of Virginia. Miller hosts a “Bracket Breakfast” fundraiser during March Madness (NCAA Tournament).
  • Sean Singletary – Former UVa guard and NBA player Sean Singletary, the first player in ACC history to record
    2,000 career points, 500 career assists,
    400 career rebounds, and 200 career steals.

Basketball – Women’s

  • Dawn Staley’s Innersole – Former UVa guard, WNBA star, and Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley’s charity. The goal to provide new sneakers to children who are homeless and children who are in need.
  • Monica Wright – Former UVa guard and WNBA player Monica Wright

Football

  • Aaron Brooks Family Foundation – Former UVa and NFL quarterback Aaron Brooks’ foundation. The mission is to support literacy, the arts, and other youth inspired programs.
  • Chris Canty Foundation – Former UVa defensive end Chris Canty’s foundation is dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth in our communities.
  • James Farrior Foundation – “Tackling everyday life” – Former UVa linebacker James Farrior’s Foundation. The goal is to empower individuals within communities with a special focus on youth.
  • The D’Brickashaw Ferguson Foundation – Former UVa offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson’s Foundation. The mission is to improve the quality of life for students by awarding academic scholarships to those deserving eligible students.
  • Thomas Jones – Former UVa and NFL running back Thomas Jones.
  • The Chris Long Foundation – Former UVa and NFL defensive end Chris Long’s foundation is committed to giving back to the community through focused efforts around clean water, military appreciation, homelessness and youth in need.
  • Chris Long WaterBoys.org– Former UVa and NFL defensive end Chris Long’s “The Waterboys Initiative” brings together athletes from across the NFL to raise money and awareness to bring clean water to people in East Africa.
  • The Tavon Mason Loves The Kids Foundation – Former UVa receiver Tavon Mason’s foundation provides youth with programs that promote health, fitness, and education.
  • The Morgan Moses Foundation – The purpose of the foundation is to motivate children through educational activities. Morgan has made it his life’s mission to encourage all and to show how education can be a driving force for success.
  • Matt Schaub – Former UVa QB Matt Schaub’s Gr8 Hope Foundation’s mission is to provide resources and support to promote lasting improvements and bring healing to children with medical needs, hope for our future generations, and happiness to the children and their families enduring medical challenges.
  • Jason Snelling – Former UVa running back Jason Snelling.

Soccer

  • Angela Hucles – Former UVa soccer star and Olympian Angela Hucles.
  • Claudio Reyna Foundation – Former UVa soccer star Claudio Reyna’s Foundation’s mission is dedicated to improving the lives of inner-city youth. Our intention is to create a movement within several cities across the United States to embrace healthy/active lifestyles. We want the communities we serve, as well as children and families from all walks of life, to embrace physical activities and to focus on better nutrition.

Lacrosse

  • Ken Clausen/Todd Faiella’s Lacrosse Mustache Madness – Ken Clausen and Todd Faiella (along with athletic trainer Rebecca Vozzo) co-founded this charity concept where 100% of the proceeds raised directly support the HEADstrong Foundation and projects focused on improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families.
  • One Love Foundation – In honor of the late Yeardley Reynolds Love, the foundation’s driving goal is to encourage and develop in children and young adults four qualities that Yeardley exemplified … service, kindness, humility and sportsmanship … that together add up to One Love.

Swimming & Diving