Skill / Age Level: Born in 2003
Jeremy Feder, 14, a catcher and high school freshman, created in 2016 an original charity baseball tournament, with youth teams playing, to raise money for America's VetDogs. This 501(c)(3) organization provides free, trained service dogs for injured veterans and first responders.Tthe first annual tournament was held Sept. 15-17, 2016; the second was held Sept. 16-18, 2017, and the Third Annual Jeremy Feder All- Star Charity Baseball Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 21-23, 2018. The event was held in Oceanside, NY, had students volunteering their time, and attracted hundreds from the community. So far, a total of $11,400 was raised between the 2016 and 2017 tournaments. Jeremy created the event, brought in students to volunteer for community serviced credits, marketed and promoted the event, and brought in corporate sponsors.