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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…

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…