Tony Hawk and Athletes For Hope started up a website that gives athletes the opportunity to explain how they feel about athletes giving back to those who are less fortunate and if they are obligated to do it or if it is a choice that choose to make all on their own. Everyday you hear about an athlete in your community giving back to those who are less fortunate than others are and some people wonder if they are doing it because they know it is the right thing to do and it is their responsibility as a role model to the community, or if they do it just for the publicity and fan base. This website has finally given the athletes the chance to speak up for themselves, just like they stand up for others everyday.
Here is the video that they put together to help spread the word.
To find out more about the website, visit http://are-athletes-obligated.org/category/are-not-obligated/
To find out more about Athletes For Hope, visit http://www.athletesforhope.org/