… At first, she wasn’t sure what she could do to help the survivors, but when she heard about the creation of the Athlete Assistance Fund (AAF) in early 2018, she felt like it could be the perfect spot for her.
“I wanted to be somebody that could help make a change,” Sacramone Quinn said by phone last week. “The Athlete Assistance Fund seemed like a great partnership where I could help these athletes …”
The not-for-profit organization aims to provide financial assistance and guidance for any gymnast who was sexually abused in the sport and would like to seek counseling. …
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The Athlete Assistance Fund was set up to help gymnasts who were sexually abused receive free, confidential counseling. But it faces many challenges gaining the trust of a skeptical public and abuse survivors.