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Buddy Ball Special Needs Athletic League

Cause Area

  • Community
  • People with Disabilities
  • Sports & Recreation

Location

A Division of Progressive Directions1249 Paradise Hill RoadClarksville, TN 37040 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Game's the Same...Just Different! To provide sports services to persons with intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilites, creating a support network for individuals, families, and the community.

Description

Buddy Ball provides individuals with a intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilities the opportunity to play sports, regardless of their ability. Buddy Ball helps individuals learn teamwork and promote self-esteem, one of the tools needed to help overcome the stigma often associated with a disability. The Buddy Ball league is aware of the extra expenses on the families of disabled individuals, because of this, Buddy Ball does not charge any fee to participate. We rely entirely on private donations to operate. By attending one game you will realize that Buddy Ball is a special kind of league and has made a huge difference in many live. Buddy Ball moves beyond a sport and becomes an affair of the heart.

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