Pack Those Backpacks With Game Ready

It's Time To Get Kids Game Ready for the Upcoming School Year
By: Game Ready Skills and Development
Ricky Price, founder of Game Ready
Ricky Price, founder of Game Ready
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* Charlotte - North Carolina - US

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - July 21, 2016 - PRLog -- While many Charlotte families gear up for back to school shopping and the promise that a new academic year holds, too many others look at lengthy school supply lists that they can't afford and see only obstacles to their children reaching their full potential.

That situation is simply unacceptable to Ricky Price, a former Duke and pro basketball standout and Founder of Game Ready Skills and Development. Game Ready has built its reputation as Charlotte's premier full-service basketball training academy by helping aspiring student athletes reach their full potential. So it was no surprise that Game Ready teamed with Covenant Presbyterian Church for The Pack the Backpacks School Drive.

"Many children in the city of Charlotte struggle financially and can't afford school supplies. Our main objective is to do something about it!" noted Price. "Game Ready will donate pens, pencils, paper, notebooks and paper to children in two area schools in need – Highland Renaissance Academy here in Charlotte and Crossnore Elementary in Avery County. We are calling on any and everybody to join us and drop off any new, unwanted, or lightly used school supplies so that many underprivileged children will have a chance to be prepared to tackle the upcoming school year."

You may drop school supplies off at Covenant Presbyterian Church's Recreation Wing, located at 1000 E. Morehead St. Charlotte, NC 28204 from now through August 22.

About Game Ready:Game Ready Skills and Development  was founded in 2010 as a full-service basketball education skills and development training facility. Game Ready serves student athletes who desire to improve their level of play and academic success as well as corporate executives looking to demonstrate the principles of team building and leadership through the sport of basketball. Visit them at:

About Ricky Price: Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ricky Price was a McDonalds All-American Slam Dunk Champion and was unanimously named a USA Today/AP/Parade Top 5 player in the country. Ricky is an alumnus of Duke University, where he was an All-ACC performer and 2 time ACC regular season champion. Ricky became 1 of 75 players in Duke history to score 1,000 career points. His decade long Pro career included stints with several teams throughout Europe and Asia, as well as the NBA's Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Charlotte Bobcats. Following his playing career, Ricky worked as VP of Operations for Worldwide Hoops Sports Marketing, and has been featured as a correspondent with Raycom Sports for ACC College Basketball.

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