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Children Sports International and Groupon promote Sports for Community Wellness

Children Sports International Partners with Groupon for a Youth Sports Initiative, “Sports for Community Wellness”. This campaign will provide equipment and trained volunteers for fun fitness programs in low-income communities of Los Angeles.

Jan. 25, 2013 - PRLog -- Los Angeles, CA – Today Children Sport International and Groupon Grassroots (http://grassroots.groupon.com), the philanthropic arm of Groupon, announced the launch of a local campaign to provide fitness programs and equipment to underserved youth in Los Angeles.

The Sports for Community Wellness campaign will be available on the Los Angeles Groupon Grassroots page beginning on 24th, January and running through 31st, January. Utilizing Groupon Grassroots’ collective action model, Groupon subscribers can pledge support for the Children Sports International initiative in increments of $10 with each $20 providing three weeks of sports-performance training for an underserved youth in the Los Angeles area.

This campaign will help Children Sports International reach out to low income communities and schools and  train local volunteers to build a child’s confidence and physical fitness though the latest in sports performance training.

“We’re excited to leverage the collective action model of Groupon Grassroots to raise support for Children Sports International,” said Danny Vasquez, Founder and Executive Director. “We love working with innovative community groups and we look forward to creating new awareness for Children Sports International as one of the local organizations in Los Angeles to be featured on Groupon Grassroots.”

One hundred percent of the Groupon Grassroots campaign proceeds will be used to provide passionate, well-trained volunteers to get groups of kids moving with fun, fitness activities that will improve strength, flexibility, coordination, and overall athletic performance. Kids will receive all the necessary equipment and coaching they need to build healthy bodies and healthy minds.

The campaign will only be funded when the tipping point is reached. If 40 people donate $10 to this Grassroots campaign, then Children Sports International can provide three weeks of sports-performance training for 20 underserved youth in the Los Angeles area. Each additional $20 raised will provide three weeks of training for another child and will go towards screening and training volunteer coaches.


Founded in 2010, Children Sports International (http://www.childrensportsinternational.org/index.html) is an innovative 501©3 non-profit organization that provides Youth Sports Programs for children in under-served communities all over Los Angeles, keeping local youth healthy, active and safe. Children Sports International seeks to be a source of inspiration for children and young adults to grow and inspire others to unite and promote a message of peace. To learn more about their programs and how to get involved, visit http://www.ChildrenSportsInternational.org

About Groupon Grassroots

Groupon Grassroots, launched in July 2010 in Chicago as G-Team, features local campaigns nationwide, enabling Groupon followers to do good, have fun, and make a real impact in their communities. Groupon Grassroots uses collective action to gather support for worthwhile causes and produce tangible results for local organizations. To learn more about Groupon Grassroots and how to become a featured organization, visit http://grassroots.groupon.com. To subscribe to Groupon, visit http://www.groupon.com.

Press Contacts:

Children Sports International

Danny Vasquez


Info@ChildrenSportsInternational.org (mailto:Info@ChildrenSportsInternational.org)


Erin Yeager



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Source:Children Sports International
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Location:Long Beach - California - United States
Industry:Fitness, Non-profit
Tags:Groupon Grassroots, Youth Sports Program, Sports Performance Training, Sports For Kids
Last Updated:Jan 25, 2013
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