What do you get when you mix the BYSC 3rd Annual 3X3 Adult Basketball Tournament fundraiser with another community cause? Double the fun, sweat and lots of donated sneakers for a win/win day of sports, community engagement and funding.
On April 19, BYSC held its 3rd Annual 3X3 Adult Basketball Tournament at Purchase College with over 130 participants playing to raise funds for our special needs and underserved youth sports programs.
This year, Scarsdale High School students Leah Glucksman, Liza Brecker, Willow Malsch, Jilly Mehlman and Haley Sontag collected boxes of sneakers that day to help their cause, “Dunk Your Kicks” while cheering on Leah’s dad, Adam Glucksman, a 3 year veteran of the 3X3 Tournament. “I got the idea from my Dad”, says Leah. “Seeing him give back in his own way, I was just trying to find mine”. Each pair of sneakers donated reaps $1 to help fight pediatric cancer.
The BYSC event, with lead sponsor Cushman and Wakefield, raised over $40,000. It was truly a perfect pairing of community engagement opportunity.
A dream day filled with memories, sportsmanship and highlights that exemplify the spirit of our organization, which seeks to connect the community and our children through the joy of sports.
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