The population we serve faces complex barriers to accessing ladders of opportunity. Those same barriers are what keep them off of teams, out of leagues, and unable to access programs that could support them to reach their full potential. Addressing one barrier alone is a bandaid. Barriers stack up on one another and feel insurmountable.
As you know there isn’t a better way to inspire children and create positive role models than to get them engaged in a sport. GIFT’s partnership with sporting brands such as Babolat allows us to bring tennis to underserved children in the US. In Africa and South America, we have tapped into the local love for Soccer and created a yearly tournament.
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