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Good Sports

Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need. Good Sports has donated over $15 million worth of brand new sports and fitness equipment to 2 million underprivileged kids in 50 states. . By working closely with teams, coaches, and community leaders throughout the United States, Good Sports is able to focus on the respective needs of each individual program and help to offset the main factors that are causing the greatest challenges. Together we can help to reverse these negative trends and get more kids into the game each and every year.

Website: https://www.goodsports.org/

Zach Ertz Makes Equipment Donation

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Ertz Makes Equipment Donation
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The Philadelphia Eagles scored 5 touchdowns in a big win yesterday and Zach Ertz was able to bring one of those in - which means $1,500 added to our Dunkin' Donuts Greater Philly (DunkinPhilly) TouchDDowns for Kids total!

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Philadelphia Eagles | TouchDDowns For Kids
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Sneak peek: a few pieces from a $41K donation we are sending to Ahoskie Parks and Rec in #NorthCarolina!

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This November Good Sports celebrated our 12 Year Anniversary! We celebrated by recapping some of our biggest milestones!

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Today is the day! #givingtuesday is finally here and this year and we have teamed up with New Balance to get more kids in the game! Starting TODAY and through the rest of December, tag a selfie of you donating shoes to those in need in your community and use #nbgivesback. Your selfie will help give another child a chance to play

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Thanksgiving means food, fun and family and is the perfect opportunity to get everyone together after a big meal to stay active and have fun! Punchbowl has some great ideas for some after-food fun!

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Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family
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Seeking motivated, hard working marketing and events gurus for an internship with Good Sports!

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Check out these cool jobs from The Muse
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Thanks to the players & coaches for coming out last night! As well as to Zach Ertz

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The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation teamed up with Good Sports to help donate more than $10,500 worth of new sports and fitness equipment to John Hayden Johnson Middle School in Washington, D.C. Ryan Garrett, Darrel Young, Kyshoen Jarrett and Alfred Morris stopped by to help the kids break in their new equipment!

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Check out the TouchDDowns for Kids program! Learn how to apply for a Good Sports grant: https://www.goodsports.org/DunkinPhilly/

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“I always want to use my opportunity, what I went through and where I am now, to help other youngsters, other people who may be in the same situations I grew up in.” - Alfred Morris, Running Back

‪#‎ICYMI‬: The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Good Sports recently donated $10,000 of new equipment to John Hayden Johnson Middle School. A few players stopped by the donation to speak about the importance of education and athletics. Learn more about the donation and partnership!

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Redskins Players Celebrate Donation Of Sports Equipment To Johnson Middle School
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Behind the Scenes: How We Get Kids in the Game

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Behind the Scenes: How We Get Kids in the Game
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Looking for ways to keep kids active outside of sports? Good Sports has got you covered in our newest blog post

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Ever wonder how Good Sports is able to get so many more kids in the game? CEO Melissa Harper discusses some of the details in this week's SportsBusiness Journal / SportsBusiness Daily Plugged In feature.

Learn more!

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"When girls have equal access to sport, the positive results are undeniable."

Awesome article on espnW that highlights the importance of sports and fitness in the development of girls and how it can help shape their futures.

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How To Succeed In Business? Start By Playing Sports, Study Says
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Have you ever partied with a purpose? If not, have you always wanted to try it? Good Sports has a great opportunity for you or the children in your life to donate the next celebration to help get more kids in the game!

Learn more by visiting our party page with a complete guide and toolkit!

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Good Sports
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Interesting article about the opportunity gap in high school sports in Massachusetts. And it's not just there, it's everywhere. But Good Sports works to combat the barriers to participation every day.

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Wealthy high school students are more likely to play sports than low-income students
http://www.boston.com
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Huge congratulations to Chicago Advisory Board member #CraneKenney and the Chicago Cubs on their win to advance to the NLCS yesterday!

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With the school year in full swing and the colder fall weather approaching, it's still important to find time to stay active! TODAY Parents has some great family fitness tips to keep you and your kids active during the school year!

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You can do it: 5 ways to make fitness a family habit this school year
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‪#‎ICYMI‬: The Philadelphia Eagles, Zach Ertz and Dunkin' Donuts Greater Philly (DunkinPhilly) have teamed up with Good Sports for a third year to help kids get in the game through the TouchDDowns for Kids program! For every touchdown scored $250 will be donated to Good Sports. Three more touchdowns this weekend means another $750 for a season total of 10 TDs and $2,500 so far!

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Philadelphia Eagles | TouchDDowns For Kids
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