Did you know that Olympic athletes rely on donations, memberships and sporting events to train for the sports and events that inspire you, and the ones that define their careers?

With the future of public events at stake and with no financial support from the federal government, many Olympic national governing bodies are struggling with bankruptcy and struggling with supporting their athletes.

According to 9News, Team USA is in a difficult financial position, with an "estimated $100 million dollar shortfall in revenue." Athletes need funding to continue their training, and this is where the general public can help.

Giving Games is an online organization designed to help Olympic athletes for upcoming games, and donors can receive medals just for helping out. You can learn more right here.

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