Help youth baseball leagues impacted by Sandy

by Pitch In For Baseball
Vetted
Mar 20, 2013

Sandy impacted leagues make a comeback

Pitch In For Baseball's work in the New Jersey and New York area goes on.  With each donation we make we see the faces of the kids, parents, coaches and league administrators.  The relief and joy on their faces when the equipment arrives is truly priceless. 

Media in the New York Metro area has taken a great interest in the work we are doing.  This is a link to a story below that ran in the New York Times detailing the impact of our Staten Island donation.  News coverage has found also its way to NY1, Channel 12 NJ and Channel 12NY as well as CBS New York (see video link below).

For the kids and communities it comes down to a simple fact.  Playing baseball matters to kids.  In the case of recovering from a natural disaster, kids are asked to make a lot of sacrifices.  Families use limited financial resources to repair their homes, replace damaged vehicles and other unanticipated needs.  Asking a kid to give up their baseball season is something we don't allow to happen.  If it is within our power to get them the equipment and uniform related help they need, we will do it.

In total we are now up to 23 leagues impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Between 9,000-10,000 kids who otherwise wouldn't be playing ball will do so.  We are proud of the work we do, but recognize that it couldn't happen without the financial assistance and equipment donations are network of supporters provide.

This work is our greatest accomplishment to date.  As part of our team, we wanted you to know that we are continuing to make a difference.

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Pitch In For Baseball

Location: Harleysville, Pa - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.pifb.org
Project Leader:
Meredith Kim
Chief Operating Officer
Harleysville, Pennsylvania United States

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