CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS AND GOOD SPORTS DONATE EQUIPMENT TO THE HOPE INSTITUTE LEARNING ACADEMY

Chicago Blackhawks and Good Sports donate sensory gym and sports equipment to students at The Hope Institute Learning Academy

Chicago, IL - On Monday, January 23, Good Sports and the Chicago Blackhawks teamed up once again to make a positive impact on the youth of Chicago. A donation of fitness and volleyball equipment was made to students as well as a brand new sensory gym. Chicago Blackhawks President and CEO John McDonough and Right Wing and 14-year National Hockey League veteran, Jamal Mayers, were in attendance at this event.

The mission of The Hope Institute Learning Academy is to create a learning environment that supports students to achieve optimally, regardless of socioeconomic background, learning style, or disability. Clint Paul, Interim President & CEO of The Hope Institute commented, "we appreciate Good Sports for providing quality sports equipment to our children and giving them the opportunity to participate in all sports on a regular basis.” 

Good Sports, a national nonprofit organization, helps to lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide. This is the third year of a partnership with The Chicago Blackhawks and together, they have impacted over 1,000 youth in the Chicago area.

For more information on Good Sports, please visit www.goodsports.org.