Here are some links to great causes and community organizations!
I am thrilled to be a Classroom Champions Ambassador. This fantastic non-profit organization connects athlete mentors with classrooms in high-needs schools, to build citizenship and leadership skills, enhance digital literacy, encourage academic achievement, and teach about goal setting, perseverance, teamwork, and community-mindedness. Find them HERE.
Freda was a beloved friend and medical school classmate, who passed away from metastatic colorectal cancer at age 33. Having trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, she was was working on a malaria vaccine research project, even while undergoing chemotherapy. The funds raised for this prize will support a medical student in pursuing infectious/tropical disease work in Africa, carrying on Freda's legacy of positive change in the world.
Freda shares some of her experiences with cancer here: