Hatters Collective Group Announces NIL Partnership with The Community Foundation and United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties
Lake Mary, FL. – The Hatters Collective Group (HCG), a name, image, and likeness collective supporting Stetson University student-athletes, and the Community Foundation and United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties (CF UWVFC) have announced an NIL partnership to provide community engagement and endorsement opportunities with Gabi Bramante, a member of the Stetson University Beach Volleyball team.
“The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties has a long and distinguished history of bringing people and resources together to build a stronger community,” said Hatters Collective Group Executive Director Dr. Matt Wilson, “Courtney Edgcomb and her CF UWVFC team will help mentor and provide engagement opportunities for Gabi to make a difference in the community. This partnership is a win for DeLand and Volusia County.”
“We could not be more thrilled for this partnership. It is important to connect with the next generation of philanthropists,” said Courtney Edgcomb, President and CEO of Community Foundation and United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties. “Partnering with Hatters Collective Group was the perfect way to introduce ourselves to young adults who are eager to give back. Our collaboration with Gabi is a seamless fit, as we share a common goal — empowering the community and fostering its growth.”
“Adding United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties to our Hatters Collective Group Premier Partners program is taking our efforts to the next level,” said Wilson. The expansion of our business-partner portfolio to bedrock organizations like CF UWVFC is helping us realize our goal to create NIL opportunities that give athletes the chance to make a difference in our communities.”
About Athletes Forward Initiative
Athletes Forward Initiative (AFI) provides a range of services to create and support Name, Image, & Likeness (NIL) Collectives on the mid-major/lower Division I, Division 2, and Division 3 intercollegiate levels.
About the Hatters Collective Group
The Hatters Collective Group (hatterscollectivegroup.com) was created to empower Stetson University student-athletes to achieve their greatest potential by building and leveraging their personal brand for success. The group seeks to help student-athletes maximize their NIL opportunities the right way, honoring the legacy of all who have previously worn the green and white.
About the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties
The Community Foundation and United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties has dedicated more than eight decades to serving our community and forging meaningful connections within it. CF UWVFC stands out as a unique charitable organization, specializing in guiding donors and volunteers in discovering their philanthropic passions, whether through one-time contributions, lasting legacies, or volunteerism. We excel in identifying the needs of our community and leveraging and coordinating grant-making to provide resources for long-term community benefit.
For more information contact:
Dr. Matt Wilson
Hatters Collective Group