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All the organizations participating in Ballin' for Charity have selected a charity to support. $1,500 will go to the winner of the Competitive Division, while the Recreational Division will get a $1,000 donation. 


2017 Ballin' for Charity Attendees
Learn more about the charities and why each organization is playing for them this year!  

Click here for a full list of 2016 attendees!


Participant Charity
Why did you select this charity?



"Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit developing "Better Athletes, Better People" by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience. We are excited to share a little of their story with you and help assist them with fundraising this 2017!"



"Fundera's mission is to empower small business owners by transforming the way they get access to capital. The Tory Burch Foundation is founded upon a similar mission -- it supports women-owned small businesses by improving access to capital, providing entrepreneurial education, and offering mentoring / networking opportunities."






"Mercy Neighborhood Ministries provides resources to low income areas in North Philadelphia - paying particular attention to women, children, and persons with special needs."



"The KIPP Foundation is a member of Namely's employee giving organization, the Namely Cares Fund. The Namely Cares Fund is made up of six charities, all voted on by Namely employees. This year, we would like to support the KIPP Foundation in their mission of helping educationally underserved communities succeed in college and beyond."




"The ACLU has long been one of the most effective organizations defending our constitution. The ACLU was the first to take action when the immigration ban was announced, and they were successful in partially blocking its implementation. 

Banning people of a particular faith or creed, race or identity, sexuality or ethnicity, from entering the U.S. is antithetical to both Lyft's and our nation's core values."





"Habitat for Humanity builds homes for families who need it most, including disaster survivors, and the Safe+Ready Institute is most interested in helping people be resilient in the face of disaster."


  

"We have chosen JDRF. JDRF is the only global organization with a strategic plan to progressively remove the impact of type 1 diabetes from people's lives until it is no longer a threat to anyone."




"We share the belief with Sheltering Arms that every child and family deserves an equal chance at future success. Providing a safety net for displaced and vulnerable youth, increasing access to education, and helping to bridge the inequality gap is something the entire team at Keen Home is passionate about. We are proud to partner with a world-class organization like Sheltering Arms (http://shelteringarmsny.org/)."






"For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States."




"We are all coaches in the Lightning Basketball organization which is a 501 c 3 charitable organization. Our winnings will go toward offsetting the expenses of underprivileged children."






"Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit developing "Better Athletes, Better People" by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience."







"We want to be part of creating better future for our children."



"Cycle for Survival is the movement to beat rare cancers. We are in full support in trying to donate to such a great cause lead by so many great people! "






"Our beverage is geared towards helping overcome the side effects of chemo treatment."



"Bingo's All-Stars helps underprivileged kids grow on and off the basketball court. We support them because we have seen first-hand the positive impact the program has on kids!"








"At WTRMLN WTR, we believe in the power of giving back! Our WTRMLN WTR BLNDS partnership with Whole Planet Foundation strives to alleviate poverty through microcredit in communities around the world. A percentage of sales from all WTRMLN WTR BLNDS products will benefit Whole Planet Foundation."




"Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, a non-profit 501(c)3 international education program in India that leverages athletic values and skill as a means to develop academic opportunities for Indian students. Our donation will fund over 15 children's participation in the program!"



"We believe that their commitment to developing Americas leadership pool is integral to curing the ills of society. I am an alum and trustee."


"Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization that was founded with a single mission: 
to close the gender gap in technology."



"We've selected New York Cares, an organization that supports volunteer programs that serve 400,000 New Yorkers each year. Once a year the MediaRadar team participates in a day of service with the organization. NY Cares makes a major impact on the city we call home!"





"Scott is a member of the board of Seeds of Peace, a founding member of the Young Leadership Committee (YLC) and served as Chairman of the YLC board."






"SEO Scholars is a free eight-year academic program that gets underserved public high school students to and through college with a 90% college graduation rate."






"We believe every child should have access to quality education. Pencils of Promise creates schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all."




"Cancer has affected the lives of so many people all over the world. Finding cures for Cancer is a tall order and requires as much support as we can get."





"They have great programs and we truly admire their selflessness and approach."




https://www.charitywater.org/




"Charity Water. Because it was World Water Day on March 22nd, and Charity Water is a non-profit organization that brings clean drinking water to developing countries."







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