Volo City Kids Foundation: Feeding Kids in D.C. with Free Food and Sports  No child should ever go hungry. Sadly, in D.C., that isn’t always the case. According to a recent report from DCist, 11.3 percent of Washington D.C. is considered a food desert, i.e., a place “where residents have to walk more than 0.5…

According to a poll from the National Alliance for Youth Sports, approximately 70 percent of kids in the United States stop playing organized sports by the age of 13 because “it’s just not fun anymore.” A few of the major problems for younger athletes are: leagues cost too much, the environment is too competitive and…

The benefits of organized play go beyond the physical. Participating in sports fosters resilience in kids that teaches them to overcome challenges, develop a strong work ethic, and understand the value of being a member of a collaborative team. From school to the workforce, the skills that are developed through organized play often lead to…

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