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Jefferson Award Winners Coach Kids To Build Future Success (2014)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (KPIX 5) Thanks to modern culture, a lot of kids measure success by money, power, and status – at any cost. But this week’s Jefferson Award winners are coaching a different message at schools around California and their students are thriving.


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USTA/USPTA National Community Service Award (2014)

NEW YORK – Harper for Kids received the national USTA/USPTA National Community Service Award at the annual awards presentation during the Tennis Teachers Conference on Aug. 25 at the Grand Hyatt New York.

The Community Service Award is a cooperative award presented annually by the United States Tennis Association as part of the USPTA’s awards program. The award recognizes a USPTA member for exceptional community service through the game of tennis.

The husband and wife duo received the honor for the opportunities they provide children through their organization, Harper for Kids, and the game of tennis.

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USPTA NorCal Community Service Award (2012)

PALO ALTO, CA - Harper for Kids received the USPTA NorCal 2012 Community Service Award at the annual awards presentation on February 17, 2012 at Stanford University.

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University of San Francisco’s Third Pillar: Harper for Kids (USF Athletics, September 2016)

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Aggies Women’s Tennis Team Up with Harper for Kids (UC Davis Athletics, May 2015)

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HFK & Aggies Women’s Volleyball at Dewey Elementary (UC Davis Athletics, April 2015)

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HFK & Santa Clara University’s Men’s Basketball at Bracher Elementary (SCUSD, February 2015)

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Success On Court and In Life (Intercollegiate Tennis Association, December 2014)

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USF Behind the Mask - Community Corner - USF Tennis & HFK (USF Athletics, December 2014)

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USF Behind the Mask - Community Corner - USF Volleyball & HFK (USF Athletics, October 2014)

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Battle in the Bay Classic - Interview with Peanut Louie Harper (BBC/Mylene Mukhar, October 2014)

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Reilly Elementary students and parents - character counts (OC Register, September 2014)

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Giving the Gift of Sports (Nob Hill Gazette, July 2014)

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College tennis outreach program leaves mark with both players and kids

(Intercollegiate Tennis Association, January 2014)


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Stanford Women’s Volleyball partnership with Harper for Kids (Stanford University, September 2013)

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Pepperdine Men’s Tennis partners with Harper for Kids (Pepperdine University, September 2013)

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Students get lessons in character, success (OC Register, November 2012)

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Tennis pros teach children Wooden’s Pyramid of Success (OC Register, March 2012)

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Harper for Kids, USTA and SF Rec & Park - Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Court Resurfacing (Asian Week, June 2012)


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Harper for Kids honored with USTA Serves Foundation Grant (USTA NorCal, December 2011)

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Serving up a valuable lesson with USC Coach Peter Smith (OC Register, September 2011)

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AT&T / SF Giants Community All Star (2010)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Harper for Kids was honored as an AT&T / SF Giants Community All Star at a dinner held at AT&T Park which was attended by Giants players, alumni and AT&T customers and executives.

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Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame - Youth Advocate Award (2015)

OAKLAND, CA - Harper for Kids was honored as one of the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame’s Community Honorees and received the “Youth Advocate Award” on February 5, 2015 at their Annual Induction Ceremony held at the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square in Oakland, CA.

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Touchdowns for Kids (2016)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Harper for Kids was honored as a Touchdowns for Kids program beneficiary with an on-field presentation at the San Francisco 49ers game held at Levi’s Stadium. Touchdowns for Kids is a collaborative program sponsored by the Taube Family Foundation, Koret Foundation and the San Francisco 49ers Foundation. Since launching the program in 2011, the Taube Family, Koret and 49ers Foundations and supporters have donated $1.5 million to support Bay Area charitable organizations serving youth. 

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