Fabulous Find Friday: Team IMPACT

Team Impact helps develop relationships between children battling illness and student athletes at colleges around the United States. Below is some information about them from their website;

What We DO

We improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.

We do this by drafting these courageous kids with local college athletic teams. Team IMPACT children are drafted onto the team and become an official member of the team from Draft Day through to Graduation. The child joins the athletic team and the student athletes join the child’s support team.

The child gains great strength, camaraderie and support and the student athletes are taught lessons about courage, resiliency and life perspective that they can’t learn in a classroom.

Through a structured relationship management methodology, we establish and cultivate these relationships to ensure a successful experience for the families and teams involved.

Our Vision

We believe that by focusing on the best experience for the child we can also significantly impact families, student athletes, colleges and communities. Over the next few years we will:

  • Increase the number of deserving children drafted onto athletic teams on every college campus
  • Broaden our impact on campus by providing experiential learning, life skills development and research opportunities for student athletes, on-campus relationship managers, faculty and other students through participation in the Team IMPACT program
  • Expand our geographic footprint to cover the entire United States, continuing to expand the Team IMPACT national brand
  • Engage our alumni (both children and student athletes) in meaningful ways to enable other children with life threatening and chronic illnesses to benefit from Team IMPACT

Visit their site to learn more; http://www.goteamimpact.org/

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