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Las Vegas Sports Committee

The LVSC is a non-profit 501(C-3) organization committed to producing quality sporting events for the purpose of raising funds for student-athletes in Southern Nevada. Events hosted by the LVSC allow local athletes to view and compete in national and international events in which they would not otherwise be able to participate.

Local youth organizations also have the opportunity to volunteer and work at each event, thus earning funds for their organization. Event revenue is set aside to sponsor student-athletes that cannot attend summer camps, as well as providing college scholarships to individual athletes.

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Nonprofit launches to help fund Camden youth sports programs

The Camden Health and Athletic Association will launch with a $1 million investment from The Cooper Foundation, the Norcross Foundation and AmeriHealth New Jersey

The Camden Health and Athletic Association, a nonprofit aimed at providing financial support to Camden’s youth sports leagues, launched on Wednesday with a $1 million initial investment by the Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Health Care, the Norcross Foundation and AmeriHealth New Jersey.

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School Specialty’s SPARK Joins Forces With KIDS in the GAME

GREENVILLE, Wis., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPARK™, the premier physical education brand of School Specialty (OTCQB:SCOO), is pleased to announce its exciting collaboration with KIDS in the GAME, ICAN Foundation and other supporting organizations including GoNoodle, Play Like A Girl and Hip Hop Public Health to counter childhood obesity through the promotion of active and healthy living. Inspired by a school counselor’s passion to implement change in the classroom and community, SPARK recently teamed-up with KIDS in the GAME and ICAN Foundation to provide the Oakhurst Intermediate School in Clarksdale, Mississippi with much-needed resources to develop a comprehensive physical education and health program. –

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Previously announced on www.kidsinthegame.org


“Sports 4 Life” Grants Aim to Increase African-American and Hispanic Girls Participation in Youth Sports

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF), and national partner espnW, have announced the 2015 grantees for its “Sports 4 Life” initiative, a national effort to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls in youth sports programs. WSF has awarded $110,000 in funding to 22 grantees to serve more than 6,800 middle and high school girls across the nation.

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MAXINMOTION® Awards $150,000 in Soccer Scholarships

Hundreds of AYSA soccer athletes on the field thanks to generous grants

Phoenix, Ariz. — January 5, 2015 – The Arizona Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) in collaboration with MaxInMotion® presented 581 youth soccer players with scholarships for the 2014-2015 season. This year marks the third year of this unique partnership, in which MaxInMotion® has cumulatively awarded $410,000 in funding to AYSA for deserving players. Applications increase every year with about 799 applications being submitted this season from 33 AYSA Clubs across the state.

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Second Annual Up2Us Gala

The Second Annual Up2Us Gala was a great success, bringing together more than 300 guests including Hollywood celebrities Heidi Klum, Gretchen Mol, Jonny Lee Miller and Kyle MacLachlan who mingled alongside sports figures such as New York Giants cornerback, Prince Amukamara, Milwaukee Bucks power forward, John Henson and U.S. Olympians Kim Vandenberg and Sarah Hughes. More than 300 guests joined the celebration while raising more than $470,000 to help advance sports as a solution to the critical challenges facing America’s youth – obesity, violence and academic failure.

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