As expected, the 2020 New York City Marathon has been cancelled but we are still going to run 26.2 miles on Sunday November 1 for America SCORES New York.
Young people in New York City’s least resourced communities have been impacted most by the COVID-19 pandemic and also by the struggle for social justice so now this cause is more important than ever.
America SCORES New York is a social justice youth development organization which provides after school programming in soccer, poetry and service-learning to 1,500 NYC public school students. We partner with 25 schools and with poet-athletes who range in age between 5 and 18 living in and/or studying in Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.
America SCORES New York serves almost 1,500 kids across 25 under resourced New York City public schools.
Our 2020 TCS New York City Marathon fundraising campaign will help this unique organization continue to strive and provide soccer, poetry and community service after-school programming.
Here's how your donation helps the ASNY program get ready for socially distant soccer activities this fall including providing personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies:
$35 Supply a poet-athlete with a full kit, including a drawstring bag, soccer ball, pinnie, ASNY shirt, notebook, mask and personal hand sanitizer
$52 Provides two poet-athletes with their own full soccer kit
$300 Supply a team of poet-athletes with a full #fallSCORES kit
$700 Supply a school of poet-athletes with a full #fallSCORES kit
$1,000 Help us provide all staff and coaches with ASNY protective masks
$5,000 Supply all our soccer sites with proper safety equipment (thermometers, gloves, first aid)
ASNY serves as a driving force in promoting fair play, self-expression, commitment and teamwork for NYC youth, ensuring we can shine a spotlight on these poet-athletes and help them develop the skills necessary to lead successful lives off the field and outside the classroom.
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