Athletes for CARE
Created by Athletes for Everyone
Founded by former professional athletes, A4C is uniting athletes as one voice to advocate for research, education, and compassion when addressing important health issues. We are the only non-profit organization empowering legendary athletes from every sport to use their influence to improve global standards of health, safety and quality of life.
Athletes for CARE (A4C) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with a community of athletes finding support, opportunity and purpose in life after a career in sports by using their influence for social change. Founded in 2016 by passionate people who recognize the need to advocate for the health, safety and wellbeing of more than 2 billion people of all ages who compete annually in sanctioned sports globally. Through that advocacy, we are improving health and wellness options for the billions of people around the world living with mental and physical illnesses including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, PTSD, CTE, TBI, substance abuse and opioid dependency.
WHAT WE DO
Through our Community, we help athletes leverage their influence to give back and build meaningful relationships. We invite you to join the Community.
United as one powerful voice to Advocate for and develop strategies that improve overall health, wellness and safety for the athlete in everyone.
Committed to expanding Research efforts that have a direct impact on quality of life. We fund, commission and support Research that has a direct impact on improving global standards of health, safety and quality of life.
Educate the public about important health and safety matters affecting our global community. Educate everyone about effective alternative treatment options.
Membership in Athletes for CARE is open to any current or former athlete who has competed at a world class level, at the professional level, on a National Team and/or Olympic Team. We encourage all members to get involved and passionately advocate for our mission.
Athletes for CARE appreciates the investment of those who are passionate our mission. As a supporter of Athletes for CARE, you will be part of the movement create social change improving global standards of health, safety and quality of life. Everyone is welcome to be a supporter of A4C.
Mon, August 24, 2020
NFL's Clint Johnson Joins Cannabis Advocacy Group, Says Helping Others Is 'Lifelong Mission'
Athletes for CARE recently hired Clint Johnson, former football player for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL), Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) and Notre Dame.
Johnson will be the organization's Director of Development.
Athletes for CARE is focused on advocating for research, education, and compassion around hea...
Fri, August 21, 2020
The Week In Cannabis: GrowGeneration’s Spike, Big Earnings, Stocks In Decline, And Dutchie’s Funding
GRWG) managed to close in the green, with gains of 24%. This still meant giving up some of the gains accrued between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19.
The rally started last Friday when the grow supplies company reported its second-quarter financial results, establishing a new revenue record for the tenth co...
"Athletes For CARE has given me the opportunity to help fellow athletes discover true wellness via cannabis, meditation, proper nutrition and other alternative forms of therapy. Our goal is to help both athletes and non-athletes".