SNY Play Ball: Staten Island & Bronx Little League Communities React to Receiving Helpful Grant

Little League coaches, players, and volunteers from the Sailors Snug Harbor and Co-Op City communities in Staten Island and the Bronx react to receiving a grant from the SNY Play Ball program. SNY Play Ball is a year-round community outreach program that provides unique and comprehensive support of local youth baseball, softball, football and basketball programs in the New York metropolitan area. The SNY Play Ball program includes partnerships with the New York Mets, Jets and Harlem Globetrotters, providing support such as grants, clinics, professional sports tickets, equipment donations and more. Since 2011, the SNY Play Ball program has provided more than $743,000 in grants and donations and has reached over 280,000 youth participants in over 550 local communities. SNY understands this past year has been a challenge for many leagues and has teamed up with the New York Mets to award youth baseball and softball leagues with the resources needed to continue to play in 2021. Opportunities may include: · Grant and equipment donations · A clinic hosted by professional coaches · Special experiences at Citi Field · Tickets to a Mets game To nominate a youth baseball or softball league (ages 6-14), tell us how SNY can help by providing: · Background information on your league · Specific needs you may have · How you are working to overcome current challenges You may support your nomination by attaching photos and videos with your submission. The league must be located in the New York Tri-State and Metropolitan Area. To nominate a league, you must be of legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen [18] years of age) at the time of submission. Forms must be submitted by Friday, March 19, 2021 to be eligible. APPLY NOW at https://snytv-forms.formstack.com/forms/play_ball