11 IU basketball players benefit from latest Hoosiers for good NIL allowance – The Daily Hoosier
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hoosiers for good Inc has signed a basketball class of 11 community-minded Indiana University athletes who will use their platform and influence to raise awareness of six new Indiana charity partners.
“We had new registrants for our Push, Paddle, Pedal Challenge that Trayce and Race are involved in, and even a podcast created a team because they are fans of Trayce and Race.”
Hoosiers For Good planned to announce its next class of athletes in the fall, but thanks to generous contributions from supporters, 11 additional athletes will amplify the cause of their charitable partners and receive mentorship to become the next generation of sustainability-conscious leaders. community. . The NIL compensation for the summer class was $425,000.
The summer class represents IU’s men’s and women’s basketball programs, and each athlete is partnered with an Indiana-based charity to help spread awareness of its mission through in-person appearances and social media posts.
As part of their agreements with Hoosiers For Good, each student-athlete, among other responsibilities, provides a variety of NIL services to their twinned charity, including a number of in-person appearances (such as speaking , skills presentation, autograph sessions, etc.) as well as social media posts promoting these appearances and their charity.
In April, Hoosiers For Good has signed its first spring class of 14 IU athletes, who are already impacting their eight Indiana charity partners. Indiana wishwhose mission is to help Indiana children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses create lasting memories, saw a 500% jump in social media engagement after partnering with basketball athletes IU McKenzie Holmes and Grace Berger.
In the same way, Turnstone Center, a Fort Wayne-based charity that provides a range of services to people with disabilities to help them achieve greater independence, functional independence and emotional well-being, has seen increased turnout for its summer fundraising campaign through its partnership with Hoosiers For Good athletes.
“Having Trayce Jackson-Davis and Race Thompson work as charity partners with Turnstone has been a real breath of fresh air as we see new people coming into our organization because they are using their name, image and likeness to promote Turnstone,” Rena Shown, head of development and strategic partnerships at the Turnstone Center, said. “We had new registrants for our Push, Paddle, Pedal Challenge in which Trayce and Race are involvedand even a podcast has created a team because they are fans of Trayce and Race.
The next Hoosiers For Good summer class features Sydney Parrish, who will use her 100,000+ social media accounts to amplify the mission of Riley Children’s Foundation in a unique way, and Trey Galloway, who has a close personal connection to his charity partner of choice, LittleStar ABA Therapywhich provides Indiana families with care, advocacy, and progress in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
“I wanted to partner with LittleStar because my brother has high-functioning autism,” Galloway said. “I am grateful to be able to use my NIL to raise awareness and support a cause that is so important to me.”
“These basketball athletes have significant reach,” said Tyler Harris, executive director of Hoosiers For Good. “Our goal in signing this group as a team is to coordinate efforts and amplify the charity partners’ mission even further.”
About Hoosiers For Good
Hoosiers For Good’s mission is to raise awareness for charitable causes throughout Indiana – connecting local charities with community-minded IU student-athletes who choose to use their platform and influence to amplify the work philanthropy that helps our community thrive. For more information, visit www.HoosiersForGood.org.
Donate now: Hoosiers for Good Inc now has 501(c)3 status and all donations are tax deductible.