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Big River Running Donates to the Buddy Fund

Thank you all for helping us donate to the Buddy Fund! Anytime you purchase Big River Running logoed apparel, 10% of the proceeds goes to a local charity that we are partnered with! The Buddy Fund supports at-risk St. Louis youth by providing equipment to 75+ organizations in low-income neighborhoods. Let’s keep working to make…

In the News

AMY TIPTON JOINS THE BUDDY FUND BOARD

Tim M. Murch, Chairman of the Buddy Fund, a local charity that provides sports equipment to underserved at-risk youth, announced Amy Tipton has joined the Board of Operations. Amy, a mother and former elementary education teacher, hopes to give kids a new vision for their future through team experiences. Her devotion to kids and our…

In the News

NATE KULLA JOINS THE BUDDY FUND BOARD

Tim M. Murch, Chairman of the Buddy Fund, a St. Louis-based charity that provides sports equipment to underserved at-risk youth, announced Nate Kulla has joined the Board of Operations. As a Senior Manager, Nate has more than 7 years of experience as a CPA working for BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm. He…

Big River Running
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Big River Running

Big River Running Company was founded in 2006 with the desire to be more than a place to buy shoes. Over the last 14 years, we’ve loved engaging with the St. Louis community by giving back to local charities, putting on training programs, events, and providing the high level of customer service in our stores…

A Driven Cause
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A Driven Cause

Attention all! We are excited to announce that we are partnering with iAutoAgent.com and their “A Driven Cause” giveback program. They will be donating $200 for any person who lists their vehicle to sell through them and mentions our organization. Click here to learn more. ADrivenCause.com Click Here for more information

Leveling the Playing Field
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Leveling the Playing Field

by Kasey Woo, 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…