Ball4Good Advisor and Dorman Head JV Basketball Coach, Charles Blue has offered to be a referee during the upcoming Ball4Good Celebrity Basketball Game. He will be joined by former Spartanburg Day Middle School Coach – Joseph Gray. The game is slated for July 10th at Spartanburg Day School.
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The Ball4Good Celebrity Basketball Game will be held Sunday, July 10th, 2022, at Spartanburg Day School. This event will feature Spartanburg community leaders and residents playing in an action-packed basketball game to raise money for local nonprofits. In addition to youth groups, Spartanburg’s own Mayor Jerome Rice will be exhibiting his skills on the court!
Don’t miss a fun afternoon for a good cause. RESERVE YOUR TICKET OR DONATE HERE.
Stay tuned for players, coaches, and cheerleader information.
To play or participate in the games, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is made possible with the help of:
- Gerrish Milliken Foundation
- United Way of the Piedmont
- Atchison Transportation
- Spartanburg County Foundation
- Spartanburg Day School
- Beeson Family
- Spartanburg Nephrology Associates
- Paul and Nancy Cote
- Vice Bailey Automotive
- Elliott and Michel Stone
- Katherine O. and Bert D. Barre Family Fund
- Appiah Family
- Paul and Stan Baker
- The Barnet Foundation Trust
- Barney and Elaine Gosnell
- Jaime Wall
- Elaine Freeman
- Mary Thomas
- Fidelity Investments
- Park National Bank
- Booker Family
- City of Spartanburg
We are happy to share that Grants Committee member, Judah McJimpsey will be pursuing his academic and athletic career at Howard University.
A member of the 2022 Spartanburg High School graduating class, Judah’s best attributes include a strong work ethic, dedication to achievement, and an optimistic attitude. He desires to help those who struggle mentally and emotionally by becoming a leader in the field of mental health and wellness. A disciplined player who is adaptable and versatile, Judah is a servant leader who excels on and off the field. Congratulations Judah.
Congratulations to Grants Committee Vice Chair Maxwell Booker on being named a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar! Established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of the United States’ most distinguished graduating high school seniors, Booker is one of 161 students recognized in 2022.
Accepted to several prestigious schools, including all of the six Ivy Leagues he applied to, Booker received over one million dollars in institutional and merit scholarships.
He will be attending Harvard University in the fall of 2022.
Congratulations to Ball4Good Grants Committee Chair Karine Nguyen, Grants Committee member Emily Grace Cobourn, and volunteer Florian Sloan on receiving the prestigious Watson-Brown Scholarship.
“The primary mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is providing need and merit-based scholarships to select Georgia and South Carolina students attending accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States.” -WatsonBrown.Org
Ball4Good Watson-Browns will be attending the following institutions:
University of Richmond – Karine Nguyen
University of Virginia – Emily Grace Coburn
Washington and Lee University – Florian Sloan
Learn more about the Watson-Brown Foundation here.
The Ball4Good Grants Committee have chosen 4 nonprofits as beneficiaries of the proceeds from the upcoming August 29th Soccer Games. The nonprofits are as follows:
Stay tuned for additional updates.
We are happy to sponsor the HALTER’s Aiming High BALL4Good Camp during the summer of 2021. The Ball4Good grant will help HALTER strengthen its relationship with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK). Funds will provide scholarships for children in the 6th, 7th or 8th grades. The scholarship recipients will be identified by MBK and/or a McKinney-Vento school Social Worker.
HALTER and MBK Alliance will find ways to work together to actualize the shared belief that every young person deserves equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity, regardless of circumstance.
The Aim High Ball4Good Camp activities will include discussions addressing inequity, social justice, promoting emotional intelligence and developing pro-social skills (SEL) in ways that are highly relevant to the participating youth.
Activities will focus on interpreting nonverbal behavior, good communication,
developing trust and respect.
HALTER, (Healing and Learning Through Equine Relationships) is a nonprofit in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Founded in 1987, the organization is a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. HALTER’s services primarily focuses on people with physical and/or cognitive delays.
We are currently accepting proposals for the 2021 Annual Grants.
Ball4Good is excited to announce that we will be hosting several virtual events to raise money for local nonprofits that support children. This summer, 4 local nonprofits will receive grants to support direct services. The fundraising events will include live streaming virtual games, interviewing former Ball4Good players and DJing for fans. The fundraising effort will bring communities together for fun and inspirational content. Applications are due by 11:59PM EST on February 28th, 2021.