USRF Announces Latest Youth and High School Ball Grants

San Diego, CA (October 8, 2013) – The United States Rugby Foundation has helped introduce rugby to thousands of children by providing size 4 and 5 rugby balls to youth and high school clubs and programs  throughout the country. With our partner, Canterbury, the USRF  has provided rugby balls (5,000 in the past two years alone) to nearly 1,100 youth and high school rugby teams, schools and community programs over the past eight years.

The Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of USRF Ball Grants.

All Saints Catholic School, Manassas, VA
All Souls School, Englewood, CO
Apollo Elementary Physical Education Program, Titusville, FL
Aspetuck Valley RFC, Ridgefield, CT
Boys & Girls Club of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Canton Rugby Foundation, Canton, OH
City of Mesa Youth Sports, Mesa, AZ
Clayton Copperheads, Clayton, NC
Dahlonega Rugby Club, Dahlonega, GA
Dead Rabbits RFC, Apple Valley, CA
Desert Sands Harlequins, La Quinta, CA
East Palo Alto Razorbacks Youth Rugby, East Palo Alto, CA
East Side Mavericks, New Franken, WI
Falcon Rugby, Colorado Springs, CO
Jackson County High School Rugby Club, Ocean Springs, MS
Jennings Elementary School, Fairfield, CT
Kansas City Rugby Foundation Youth Rugby, Kansas City, KS
KIPP Ascend Mountain Lions, Chicago, IL
Kuhn Day Camps, Horsham, PA
Leo Pride Middle and High Schools, Leo, IN
Loyola University York Road Initiative, Crownsville, MD
Mississippi Gulf Coast Rugby, Ocean Springs, MS
Naperville Park District, Naperville, IL
Onslow Rugby, Swansboro, NC
Ospreys Middle School, Naperville, IL
Oswego Blues High School RFC, Naperville, IL
Outdoor Education Program – Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH
PAC Rugby (Conifer/Evergreen/Platte Canyon High Schools), Conifer, CO
Peterson Elementary Rugby Club, Henderson, NV
Poway Youth Rugby, Poway, CA
Rancho Bernardo High School, Rancho Bernardo, CA
Richmond Lions Youth Rugby Club, Midlothian, CA
Ridgefield Rugby Club, Ridgefield, CT
Rockaway Youth Rugby, Rockaway, NY
Roosevelt Middle School Physical Education Program, Eugene, OR
Santa Barbara Stingrays, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Ynez Valley Youth Rugby Club, Santa Ynez, CA
Santiam Christian School, Adair Village, OR
Schools Sevens Rugby, Eugene, OR
Siegrist Elementary, Platte City, MO
Siena K-8, Meridian, ID
Southeast YMCA, Grand Rapids, MI
Southwestern Youth Association, Centreville, VA
South Dayton Warpigs, Dayton, OH
Ted Whitlock Community Center Youth Rugby, Palm Bay, FL
Texas Youth Rugby, Houston, TX
Wootton Rugby Club, Rockville, MD
Worms Rugby Club, Galena, OH
Yakima Parks & Recreation Youth Rugby, Yakima, WA

For more information about the USRF Ball Grant program, visit our website.

Grants provided by the United States Rugby Foundation would not be possible without the support from the rugby community. Continue to assist us in providing grants to deserving clubs, programs and individuals throughout the country by contributing to the USRFF.  All donations to the USRF are tax deductible within IRS rules as 501 (c) 3 charitable giving.

If you’ve received a Foundation Grant we’d love to share your story. Send any comments to Brian Vizard at