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Perfect Game Cares Underserved Youth Initiative 2020

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We are excited to announce that 2020 brought our largest initiative to date-- The Perfect Game Cares Rise Caravan and Award Program: supporting, empowering and inspiring America's underserved children in our most impoverished neighborhoods in athletics, education and mentorship.

 

Coming to a city near you!

 

"Our goal is to help children understand there is a path, no matter how difficult it may seem. To provide the path to something they may know nothing about. We want to work with other organizations and people that truly care about our many at-risk children. We are a baseball business, and we utilize that, but PG Cares is about helping and inspiring children, girls and boys, to realize there is hope for a bright future. Those results will be our greatest achievement." - Jerry Ford, Perfect Game Founder and President

 

Spring 2020 Scholarship Winners

 

Did you know that in America:

21% of children live in households below the federal poverty threshold
15 Million children live in poverty
43% of children live in low-income families
Most of these children live in households where parents work
Poverty can impede a child's ability to learn and contribute to social, emotional and behavioral problems.
Poverty can contribute to poor health and mental health issues.
Poverty is the single greatest threat to a child's well-being.

 

All children have one thing in common...they do not choose the circumstances in which they were born.

With help...children can Rise! Rise out of illness! Rise out of poverty! Rise to a brighter future!

 

To learn more about our Rise Caravan and Underserved Youth Initiative and how you can help, contact Jennifer Ford at 319-298-2923 ext. 128 or by email at [email protected]

 

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