BYSC’s 2019 achievements drive program momentum in 2020

Posted on

Now in our 10th year of serving the Westchester community, BYSC has established its mission to close the gap in sports participation among under-served kids. The milestones reached, new initiatives explored, and the support that we have received through funding and volunteerism has delivered the momentum we need to continue our important work in 2020.

We thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy our highlight reel from 2019. Looking forward to an exciting and thriving 2020 in Westchester!

BYSC to Honor Board Members, Michael Moser and Dave Shuster, at 2019 Gala

Posted on
Categories Volunteers, fundraising

Michael Moser is the former Board President of Backyard Sports Cares and continues to serve as a Board Member.  Michael’s love of sports and working with children has led him to remain active and involved with sports programs throughout every stage of his life. Michael’s passion and personal commitment to BYSC has been integral to carrying … Continue reading “BYSC to Honor Board Members, Michael Moser and Dave Shuster, at 2019 Gala”

A sponsor’s perspective on why you should participate in the BYSC 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament

Posted on
Categories 3 on 3, VolunteersTags , , ,

With one month to go before our big 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament, we wanted to help demystify the event while paying homage to some of our loyal sponsors who continue to support us and the recreation programs that we bring to disadvantaged Westchester kids and to those with special needs. One of our long-time … Continue reading “A sponsor’s perspective on why you should participate in the BYSC 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament”

The guru behind the GAGA ball — And BYSC’s Mission GAGA 2018

Posted on
Categories Volunteers, afterschool programs, GaGa programTags , , ,

When you hear the name Talon Athletics, the sport of GaGa may not spring to mind, but it should. Based on an inspiration by Scott Blumberg and Will Perez more than five years ago, Talon Athletics has grown into the largest supplier of GaGa Pits, protective gloves, as well as the premier host of GaGa … Continue reading “The guru behind the GAGA ball — And BYSC’s Mission GAGA 2018”

Teen Volunteers Score BIG for BYSC by Organizing B-ball Tournament at the Calhoun School

Posted on
Categories 3 on 3, VolunteersTags

Special guest post by Jake S., teen volunteer for Backyard Sports Cares On Friday, February 19th, six of my friends and I hosted a Backyard Sports Cares Basketball tournament for middle school students at the Calhoun School in New York City. Nearly 30 kids showed up to play from grades 5-8. The tournament was split … Continue reading “Teen Volunteers Score BIG for BYSC by Organizing B-ball Tournament at the Calhoun School”

Backyard Sports Celebrates 1st Family BBQ Open House

Posted on
Categories Backyard Sports Cares, Volunteers, BYSC Cares, special needs sports, under-served communitiesTags ,

On September 27th, Backyard Sports Cares (BYSC) played coach and host to more than 35 families at the organization’s first BBQ “Open House”. Hosted at the Saxon Woods Golf Course in Scarsdale, NY, the event served to educate Westchester families about volunteer and funding opportunities available through BYSC.  And, more importantly, about 100 moms, dads and … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Celebrates 1st Family BBQ Open House”

BYS Brings Fun & Sports to Bits N’ Pieces Day Camp

Posted on
Categories Volunteers, summer campTags

The White Plains Youth Bureau Bits N’ Pieces Summer Camp wraps up its 6-week session on August 14th at the Church Street Elementary School in White Plains. Students entering 1st through 5th grade came together from 8:30am to 5:00pm for camp fun and sports activities. Backyard Sports runs a program in collaboration with the White Plains … Continue reading “BYS Brings Fun & Sports to Bits N’ Pieces Day Camp”

Adam & Leah Glucksman Pay it Forward Again at 3-on-3 Tournament

Posted on
Categories 3 on 3, Volunteers

Adam Glucksman will be playing for the third year in a row in our 3 on 3 Tournament on April 19th at Purchase College. His daughter, Leah Glucksman, and her friends, Liza Brecker, Willow Malsch, Jilly Mehlman and Haley Sontag, will be collecting shoes for “Dunk Your Kicks”. Hope you will join us for a … Continue reading “Adam & Leah Glucksman Pay it Forward Again at 3-on-3 Tournament”

BYSC Celebrates Women’s History Month with its Own History Makers

Posted on
Categories VolunteersTags

Meet Extraordinary Women Volunteers of Backyard Sports Cares & Founders of the MHS Backyard Sports Community Club Paulina Paras, BYSC Volunteer and Co-President of MHS Backyard Sports Club Hi, I am Paulina Paras and I’m currently a senior at Mamaroneck High School. I was a freshman when I first got involved with Backyard Sports Cares. Volunteering … Continue reading “BYSC Celebrates Women’s History Month with its Own History Makers”