I have been a professional athlete for years now, but nothing has been more important to me than making sure I inspire the next generation of children to know that they have the power to make a difference in the world.Read Article
I grew up as a child in a refugee camp. In the camp you are not just a child refugee, but a child to the world. Growing up, many people were caring for me — people I didn’t know. They came in the form of donations, in the form of treatment, in the form of psychotherapy.Read Article
I grew up in South Central Los Angeles and I remember what it was like to feel unsafe. Often times I would come home from school to an empty house. My mother was a single mom, a city bus driver, and worked late hours.Read Article
The United Nations Foundation and the Nothing But Nets team are thrilled to announce the appointment of Margaret Reilly McDonnell as Director of its Nothing But Nets campaign.Read Article
It's hard for me to put into words how much I love the Nothing But Nets campaign.
Therefore, it's bittersweet for me to share the news with you that I’m leaving the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets team after more than five years as Director of the campaign for an exciting new opportunity.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but 10 pictures are worth a life-saving bed net and the Johnson & Johnson Donate a Photo app is the easiest way to join Nothing But Nets in the fight to end malaria.Read Article
Next week, the Nothing But Nets team is traveling to the island of Hispaniola—composed of Haiti and the Dominican Republic—to spotlight the efforts of UN and U.S. partners in the fight to eliminate malaria from these countries and from the broader region of the Americas.Read Article
On Saturday, longtime Nothing But Nets Champion Stephen Curry launched the “Call Your Shot” challenge with a video of him calling – and making – a trick shot. He’s calling more than just a basketball shot, though. Stephen is calling his shot to end one of the deadliest diseases in the world – malaria.Read Article
I am especially proud to support athletes like Anthony Tolliver and Steve Blake who are raising awareness about a preventable disease like malaria, by donating bed nets for their basketball shots. In addition, Nothing But Nets was honoring my work in leading the Night of Nets program at Cornerstone University on court, ahead of the game.Read Article
Last year, we launched The Million Nets Pledge, a special two-year commitment to send one million nets and other malaria interventions to the most vulnerable families in sub-Saharan Africa by the end of this year. I am proud to share that we have passed the halfway mark in less than a year since launching the commitment!Read Article