Posts Tagged ‘try makers’
How to Fundraise for Play Rugby in 3 Easy Steps!
We rely on supporters like you to raise the critical funds needed to support our programs and the thousands of young people we serve! Now, thanks to Facebook, you can amplify your impact by creating your own fundraising campaign, just follow the simple steps below. In addition to donating directly to Play Rugby online (the…Read More
School Feature: High School of World Cultures
Play Rugby USA is excited to announce the renewal of our partnership with New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to provide after-school rugby programming at the High School of World Cultures. Funded by a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grant, the 2019-2020 programming starts on Monday, September 9th, 2019. To…Read More
Academy Students Gain Hands-On Production Experience at Rugby Wrap Up
Many young, entry-level job seekers in the twenty-first century face a catch-22: to get work, you need work experience. 91% of employers prefer to hire new graduates with previous work experience; 65% prefer candidates with relevant work experience; a mere 5% state that work experience in not a factor in hiring decisions. Access to such meaningful, hands-on work experiences is essential for young people’s workplace readiness usually years…Read More
Executive Director Update
Are we over halfway through the year already?! It’s amazing how time flies when you’re having fun and the last few months have been a whirlwind with season wrap ups, Gala entertainment and our biggest tournaments of the year. To begin, as always with the programs. It was inspiring to see so many kids expressing…Read More
2019 Rugby Cup is a Success!
12th Annual NYC Rugby Cup On Saturday, June 8th 2019, Play Rugby USA hosted the 2019 NYC Rugby Cup, on Randall’s Island. Started back in 2008, the Rugby Cup is our biggest annual rugby tournament. This year, we brought together over 600 students from 52 schools from all five borough of New York City together…Read More