Number of Participants: 20
Hours Donated: 6
Value of Time Served: $1,014
Event Type: Children & Youth
Date: January 27, 2019
New Rochelle High School
Clove Road, New Rochelle
New Rochelle HS baseball players know the meaning of the word giving back.
During their offseason, they take the time to go out into the community and support their local youth who might not otherwise have the chance to experience the sport of baseball.
In the fall they helped run a clinic for little league and the boys and girls club.
During the holiday season, they sold pies in a fundraiser to collect donations for Hope’s Kitchen in New Rochelle.
“About Hope’s Kicthen:
With the assistance and support of a host of volunteers, HOPE opened the doors of its first soup kitchen in 1984. Since its early days, HOPE has grown to become the largest emergency food pantry and soup kitchen in the region. Although HOPE Community Services was founded to respond to hunger in the community, it quickly became apparent that food was not the only thing our clients were lacking. Clothing, language skills, emotional support, immigration services, and other daily necessities were also needed. HOPE Community Services expanded its services to meet the needs of its diverse client population.” http://www.hopecommunityservices.org/abouthope.html
Then this past January, New Rochelle HS baseball players gave back at the youth baseball tryouts.
Coach Peter Annunziata believes it is an important part of the athletes’ experience to take part in community service and he tries to offer as many community service projects as he can to his players throughout the year, which the athletes are eager and ready to lend a hand and help at!