BYSC will Use Award to Support the Organization’s Soccer League in 2017
On January 18, 2017, Danny Bernstein, executive director, Backyard Sports Cares (BYSC) and Linda Breton of BYSC, attended a reception at the Journal News office in White Plains for recipients of grant funding from the Gannett Foundation. Backyard Sports Cares was one of only four grantees from a field of 75 applicants.
The Gannett Foundation supports local organizations in communities served by Gannett Co., Inc. The foundation’s community action grant prioritizes education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation, and cultural enrichment.
George Troyano, publisher of the Journal News, presented the awards and thanked each organization for its contribution to the quality of life in their communities. BYSC will use the $5,000 Gannett grant to support the BYSC Soccer League during its 2016-17 season.
On Saturday, January 30th, a few of the Backyard Sports Junior Board members gathered together at SUNY Purchase to play 6 vs. 6 soccer games with kids ranging from 7-10 who came from all over Westchester County to participate. It was an awesome, fulfilling experience for the coaches and all the kids who were involved. … Continue reading “BACKYARD SPORTS SOCCER TOURNAMENT”
Backyard Sports Cares is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Gifts to BYSC support programs that strengthen and enrich the development of Westchester children and are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.