Geannette Wittendorf is a Boston based philanthropist supporting sports charities and the Special Olympics.
Her passion for sports began with her early childhood fascination with the NHL and the Olympic Games. Now, she works diligently to empower disadvantaged athletes through her charity work. She is inspired by organizations that make an effort in include all athletes, regardless of physical ability or financial hardships.
Wittendorf is a huge fan of the Olympic Games and eagerly anticipates Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022. She plans to cheer on her favorite athletes as they represent Teams USA and Germany. In the meantime, she supports the Special Olympics annually. The philanthropist is inspired by Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s foundation of an association that aims to include intellectually disabled athletes. For years, Wittendorf has supported the Special Olympics as a donor and enthusiastic fan in the stands. Recently, she has started to work towards becoming a Hockey Coach, a role that will come naturally to the lifelong hockey aficionado.
SCORE Boston Hockey
In recent years, Geannette Wittendorf has supported SCORE Boston Hockey. SCORE is an organization that provides disadvantaged youths from low income families with hockey equipment and training. The aim of the non-profit is to empower young athletes by instilling within them a sense of community and team work. The SCORE core values are:
Wittendorf is a strong believer in this organization and the work it does to motivate and teach young athletes. She credits hockey with teaching her many of the lessons that set the foundation for her philanthropic passions. In her view, sports are a fantastic way for youths to build character and learn the value of working together as a team.
Geannette Wittendorf looks forward to becoming an active participant in more sports related charities in her local area of Boston, MA! Specifically, she is interested in participating in events and programs similar in nature to the Special Olympics and SCORE Boston Hockey.
Connect with her on Quora to learn more about her involvement and knowledge in these areas: https://www.quora.com/profile/Geannette-Wittendorf
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