Our love for sports led us to create The Sports Equipment project which collects gently used recreation and sporting goods equipment and puts it in the hands of those in need. Simply put, we want other children to enjoy quality athletic and recreational sports equipment and enable to them to reach their full athletic potential.
In the United States, 15 million children (21 percent) are part of families with incomes sinking below the federal poverty line (National Center for Children in Poverty). Many children right here in Chesapeake are living at or below the poverty level, unable to afford basic necessities like food and housing. While we make no claims to attempt to solve these issues, we are looking to enhance the lives of children in our city affected by poverty by providing access to sporting equipment. Athletics makes a difference, not just physically, but on a psychological and social level, too.