INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2018--
The Finish Line Youth Foundation announced today its award of $136,635
in grants and $250,000 in donations for Special Olympics in the fourth
quarter of 2017. The 16 grants to youth organizations in 9 states and
the territory of Puerto Rico support healthy lifestyles and youth
development. The Foundation’s financial commitment to Special Olympics
supports fitness initiatives that focus on helping athletes with
intellectual disabilities nationwide live a healthier lifestyle.
“These camps and programs celebrate supporting life’s biggest
possibilities nationwide for children to pursue a life of wellness in
fun and unique ways,” said Marty Posch, Finish Line Youth Foundation
The Arc of
San Diego (San Diego) – $35,000 for the Finish Line Thrive
and Strive Playground and Activity Center.
Hav A Sole (Los
Angeles) – $31,635 to support a new office space and storage
for donated product.
Asamblea Familiar Virgilio Davila (Bayamon,
P.R.) – $5,000 to provide Hurricane Maria disaster relief.
(Cambridge, Mass.) – $5,000 for fitness upgrades at Cambridge
Adventure Day Camp serving 100 youth.
Camp Sweet Life Adventures
(Mankato, Minn.) – $5,000 to support camp for 300 disadvantaged
Cardinal Shehan Center (Bridgeport, Conn.) – $
5,000 for summer day camp for 300 disadvantaged youth.
Life Foundation (Indianapolis) – $5,000 for the Seal the Deal Flag
Football Camp and Tournament for 280 at-risk youth.
(Indianapolis) – $5,000 for the Listening and Spoken Language Camp
for 70 deaf and hard of hearing children.
(Lawrenceville, N.J.) – $5,000 to support summer camp for 155
Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation
(Indianapolis) – $5,000 for the Expanding Your Horizons Camp for 30
Moorestown Visiting Nursing Association
(Moorestown, N.J.) – $5,000 to support Camp Firefly bereavement camp
for 70 children who have lost a loved one.
Sports (Cleveland) – $5,000 for Empower Basketball Teams for
150 children with special needs.
Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower
(Castro Valley, Calif) – $5,000 for positive peer interaction and
teambuilding for 1,000 disadvantaged and youth with special needs.
Kids Special Families (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – $5,000 to support
Zach’s Place for Children with Disabilities serving 85 children with
To By for Kids Foundation (Oklahoma City) –
$5,000 to support the Ready to Run program serving 1,300 at-risk youth.
Boston Foundation (Boston) – $5,000 to support Sole Train: Boston
Runs Together for 300 youth.
About The Finish Line Youth Foundation
The Finish Line Youth Foundation makes a difference in the lives of
disadvantaged and youth with special needs taking action in the
communities where employees and customers live, work and play. The Youth
Foundation funds non-profit organizations that provide opportunities for
kids to participate in community-based youth athletic programs and camps
that emphasize active lifestyles, especially programs that serve
disadvantaged and special needs kids. For more information about the
Youth Foundation, please visit our website
and watch the “Kids
Are Awesome” video. Follow Finish Line Youth Foundation on Twitter (@FinishLineYF)
as well as on Instagram (@FinishLineYF)
and on Facebook (@FinishLineYouthFoundation).
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Source: The Finish Line Youth Foundation
The Finish Line Youth Foundation
L. Boyce, 317-613-6577