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Up2Us Sports Receives $2.6 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.6 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Through Up2Us Sports’ national coaching program, 300 AmeriCorps members will be trained to coach and mentor low-­income youth to make better decisions, stay healthy, and reach their potential, through the power of sports. The $2.6 million in grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will support AmeriCorps members nationally with added support from CaliforniaVolunteers, Serve Illinois, Volunteer Louisiana, PennServe and Serve Washington.

Up2Us Sports Participates in MLK Day of Service Events

Up2Us Sports Participates in MLK Day of Service Events

Over the past week, Up2Us Sports staff and coaches in Chicago, Miami and New Orleans have participated in the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) MLK Day of Service. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and, fittingly, charged CNCS with leading this effort.

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.1 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.1 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Through Up2Us Sports’ national coaching program, 300 AmeriCorps members will be trained to coach and mentor low-­income youth to make better decisions, stay healthy, and reach their potential, through the power of sports.

The New Face of National Service: Coaches

The New Face of National Service: Coaches

As we celebrate our 8th anniversary this week, we look to 2018 as the year in which we truly put coaches on the national service mapCoaches are more critical now than ever because they have the ability to influence young people in positive ways.

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.5 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Up2Us Sports Receives $2.5 Million in National and State AmeriCorps Funding

Through Up2Us Sports’ national coaching program, 350 AmeriCorps members will be trained to coach and mentor low-­income youth to make better decisions, stay healthy, and reach their potential, through the power of sports. The $2.5 million in grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will support AmeriCorps members nationally with added support in California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana and Pennsylvania.

Up2Us Sports and Member Organizations Welcome New AmeriCorps VISTAs

Up2Us Sports and Member Organizations Welcome New AmeriCorps VISTAs

Please join us in welcoming the AmeriCorps VISTAs who will be serving at Up2Us Sports and its member organizations for the 2017-2018 program year. VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is a national service program that utilizes the skills, talents and passion of more than 7,000 Americans annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty.