Teams across the country are underfunded, and youth sports are disappearing. Help save these teams.
Students who play sports are on time to school more and absent less.
Student-athletes are 4 times more likely to attend college.
$3.5 billion cut from youth sports programs in the 2009-2011 school years.
Female athletes are 3 times more likely to graduate than non-athletes.
Student-athletes prove better at: managing emotions, resolving conflicts, resisting peer pressure
27% of U.S. public high schools will not have sports by the year 2020.
Source: The SHARP Center
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Your donation will go to support Teams participating in the Sports Matter program. If donations exceed the Teams’ financial needs, then the remaining funds will go to other programs supported by The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation.