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Leveling the Playing Field
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Leveling the Playing Field

by David Venkatesan, Fundraising and Grant Writing Intern at The Buddy Fund.  Keeping low-income kids in the game As the cost of playing sports rises, sports are becoming ‘pay to play’, where the middle class and wealthy play, while the less fortunate miss out on this life-changing opportunity. A combination of financial concerns, lack of…

How Sports Can Lead to a Strong Work Ethic
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How Sports Can Lead to a Strong Work Ethic

by David Venkatesan, Fundraising and Grant Writing Intern at The Buddy Fund. “Sports are definitely important” is probably one of the biggest understatements of the year: Exercising, working out, playing sports are great ways to help stay a healthy and fit lifestyle. However, aside from the obvious physical benefits in playing sports, such as a…

Kirkwood Lifestyle Features The Buddy Fund
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Kirkwood Lifestyle Features The Buddy Fund

The Buddy Fund was recently featured in the City Lifestyle Kirkwood Magazine. Thank you so much for featuring us. Thank you to the writer Beth Glennon for publishing. Please find the link to the magazine here. https://citylifestyle.com/kirkwood/issues/2021-04

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BARBARA HUSSEY JOINS THE BUDDY FUND OPERATIONS BOARD

Tim M. Murch, Chairman of the Buddy Fund a local charity that provides sports equipment to underserved, at-risk youth announced Barbara Hussey has joined the Operations Board. Barbara has over 30 years of IT experience in the corporate environment.  She currently works as the Communications Coordinator at St. Gerard Majella Parish in Kirkwood.  Barbara’s technical…

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The Missouri Athletic Club Donates $10,460 to the BuddyFund

Thank you to the Missouri Athletic Club Members  for sponsoring the Buddy Fund all of last year! We are grateful to all your members for the outstanding donation of $10,460.10! Your contribution will make an impact in thousands of at-risk underserved youth and allow them the ability to have the sports equipment they need to…

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Together we are better!

From all of us at the Buddy Fund, we pray that you are staying safe and in good health. Through these challenging times, we are confident that there will be brighter days ahead. In our more than 58 years we’ve weathered with you the many challenging times and together as a community we came back…