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sports equal…inspiration.

Christian Metzler, Every Kid Sports Champion Meet Christian Metzler, the latest Champion to join Every Kid Sports in ensuring every kid has a chance to play sports. Christian’s infectious enthusiasm for making a difference in this world is readily present in this twenty-seven-year-old; he is a role model and leader who is fostering equity and […]

sports equal…a commitment to simple solutions.

Brandon Moreno, Board member and fundraising expert at Snap! Raise Every Kid Sports is honored to have Brandon Moreno as a member of our board. He brings a wealth of experience in advocacy and outreach and has worked with both professional and student-athletes through his work at the San Francisco 49ers and Snap! Raise. Brandon’s […]

sports equal…smiles, safety, and sportsmanship.

Arin Finger: Smiles, safety, and sportsmanship Arin Finger was working in the film industry, hopping from one location to the next, when he decided it was time to put down roots for his young family. He put some time into thinking about what the next chapter of his life would look like and what would […]

sports equal…determination.

Maria Contreras: Determination Maria Contreras loves to throw 3-pointers when she’s playing basketball with her boys. “I’m usually just “mom” to them but it’s fun to show them that side of me!” says Maria. Growing up in Glendale, AZ, in one of the more violent-prone neighborhoods, Maria turned to sports in junior high school and […]

sports equal…giving an assist.

Dime Sports: Assisting sports participation by providing sports balls at a lower cost. Jeff Tiani was around 17 years old when he realized the powerful impact that playing sports had on his life, and he observed that the kids who didn’t play sports lacked some of the traits he was realizing through sport. “Playing sports […]

sports equal…life-long learning.

SportsEdTV What to do with a kid (or adult) who wants to improve her/his skills but doesn’t have access to high-quality coaching? In this digital age, there is plenty of content available, but SportsEdTV not only provides free access to video and blogs; the organization also provides a global community where athletes, parents, and coaches […]

sports equal…formative experiences.

Thoughts from our Board President, Arch Fuston What inspires you to work for Every Kid Sports? My relationship with Every Kid Sports spans well over a decade. The organization was the chosen non-profit for the corporate wellness program I led for a large organization for many, many years, and continues today. The commitment to Every […]

sports equal…equity.

A young man’s drive to make youth sports affordable. Elite Sports Academy (ESA) in Portland, Oregon, is a summer program that provides kids an opportunity to learn and engage in multiple sports while also providing a safe and positive environment at an affordable price.  Andy White, the founder of ESA, has no apologies about using […]

sports equal…an inclination to give.

A 15-year-old shares his enthusiasm for sports Brady Gilroy’s first word was “ball.” At 18 months, he was hitting a ball off a tee. For his 15th birthday, he requested a donation to Every Kid Sports, to make sure other kids have the opportunity to experience the same awesomeness he gets from playing sports. That […]