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About the Sports Equipment Project

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.

Thanks, Anonymous!

Another 50 high-quality children’s books were donated to us on Saturday.  This savvy shopper said she got the books at a local thrift store.  These books, ranging from Captain Underpants to Harry Potter, will be put to use in our Camelot Elementary Book Blitz, planned for the last week of …

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Have Some Unused Sports Equipment Lying Around? Donate it to Chesapeake’s Kids!

We are looking for gently used playground equipment and accessories.  If you have an unusued basketball, football or other type of ball appropriate for the playground OR if you have any gently used sports equipment (baseball gloves, wrestling shoes, etc.), please let us know.  We will put these items in …

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The Wrestling Shoes

The short, inspirational story below was originally published in the December 14, 1982 issue of Woman’s Day magazine. This moving story inspired the creation of The White Envelope Project, a caring nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of givers, civic leaders, and philanthropists. May this inspirational story remind us …

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Words to remember

It is easy, in trying to do a work for God, to rely on human abilities and devices, but these will fail, for the battle is the Lord’s. When the battle is going well, we must not boast, for the battle is the Lord’s. When the battle is going hard, …

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