Every Kid Deserves a Bike!

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bysc at foundation for life bike day
Backyard Sports Coach, Vin Minotti, pictured with teen volunteers who helped out at the event.

Backyard Sports Cares celebrates its 5th year of participation in Barnum Foundation for Life‘s annual Bike Day. Dozens of youngsters from the Youth Community Outreach Program (Y-COP) of Mt. Vernon were identified by BYSC to receive a brand new bicycle. For many, it was their first bike.

The event took place on Sunday, June 23rd at the Wartburg assisted living facility in Mt. Vernon.

Passing the Baton: Backyard Sports 2019 Inaugural Red Shirt Ceremony

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Categories Teen Mentors, Red Shirts, volunteer teen mentors

Backyard Sports Cares started with just a few caring people and a vision in 2009 and has grown into what is now an integral part of our community. Serving over 200 children with cognitive challenges, Backyard Sports has been able to give those with limited access to sports programming a safe space to play sports, … Continue reading “Passing the Baton: Backyard Sports 2019 Inaugural Red Shirt Ceremony”