Community Champions Episode 1: ft. Rick Barry and Jesse Lovejoy

Warriors 'Makin' Hoops' with 'The Rick Barry Court' and 49ers go the 'Extra Yard For Teachers'

Anna Kagarakis
October 30, 2018 - 4:21 pm

Community Champions is a podcast that is focused on the community and charitable work done by professional teams and athletes. In each episode, host Anna Kagarakis talks to various athletes, team employees, and ambassadors all striving to make a difference in the community and world.

In this episode, Anna talks to Warriors champion and legend, Rick Barry, about the Rick Barry Court dedication at the Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco. Warriors Chief Revenue Officer Brandon Schneider explains the mission of the Makin’ Hoops Foundation; Larry Harper, founder of the Good Tidings Foundation, spoke about their partnership with the team, and Edgewood CEO Lynn Dolce explained why this endeavor meant the world to the kids and families at the center.

Anna talks to Jesse Lovejoy, 49ers Director of Education and member of the Bay Area Host Committee about the 49ers partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation and their primary platform, Extra Yard for Teachers, which is dedicated to elevating the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering teachers.


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