Allyson Felix Creates Fund For Women Athletes In Need Of Childcare Assistance

  • Written by Ashlee Banks
  • Published on 15th July 2021
    Allyson Felix / Photo Credit: AFP Contributor
  • Track and field star Allyson Felix, 35, is looking out for mom-athletes who will be competing in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics this summer.
  • Felix launched “The Power of She Fund: Child Care Grants” to eliminate childcare costs for female athletes who are mothers and travel frequently for competitions, USA Today reported.
  • Funding for the grant program is provided by Felix’s sponsor, Gap’s Athleta and the Women’s Sports Foundation.
  • Felix says this foundation is important to her because she knows firsthand what it’s like to balance being an Olympic athlete and a mom.


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