Dear Napa United Families and Friends,
I am asking you for something that we have never asked for before.
Will you please make a one-time gift to help Stand With Napa United soccer club?
Given the unprecedented time we find ourselves in, I hope all of you will understand, and some of you will be able to step up and contribute.
Napa United is a non-profit organization that has been serving kids for 42 years. Each year we have approximately 2,000 youth enrolled in our programs. Our revenue comes from three main sources - registration fees, sponsorships, and a percentage of bingo proceeds. Our revenue sources have come to a complete stop due to COVID-19.
Since we are a non-profit, Napa United does NOT have a line of credit. The CARES Act, which was designed to help small businesses and non-profits, did not provide assistance. As a result, our core contractors have all taken significant pay cuts and our coaches have all been furloughed.
Incredibly, our remaining contractors still work diligently for our players and families. They conduct online training courses, workout sessions, soccer IQ classes, and virtual team hang-outs for our players. For every online class we average 50-60 players per session, with up to 15 classes a week, and estimate 1,000 participants in our Zoom sessions and YouTube videos each week. We connect our players with professional and collegiate players, coaches, and scouts, so that in a time of isolation our youth are inspired and connected.
If we do not raise revenue now, so much of what makes Napa United great may be lost. What will our youth do if Napa United -- Napa Valley’s largest youth sports organization – cannot operate during or when we eventually get out of our Shelter in Place?
We ask our membership, business partners, friends, and anyone who believes in what we do to make a one-time gift to Stand With Napa United. We will gladly accept large gifts starting at $1,000 and up, for those who have that ability. We will gladly accept $5 or $25 or $50, or any amount from our families and friends who can afford to make a small donation. Please help spread this message in any way you can. There is strength in numbers.
To Stand With Napa United you can make a donation in the following ways:
1. Simply click the red "donate" button on the right-hand side. You can donate a preset amount or enter a custom amount.
2. Write a check payable to Napa United and send to PO Box 2262, Napa CA 94558 or drop off at the Napa United drop box located at Ranch Market on 4219 Solano Avenue.
If you have any questions please contact me directly at Karl@napaunited.org or 707-338-5009.
Karl Frisinger, President and the entire Board of Directors for Napa United