Play Ball! Over 250 Campaigns on GoFundMe Raise $140,000 for Youth Baseball and Softball This Summer

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | July 20, 2017 —  Boys and girls across the United States have turned to GoFundMe to help play championship baseball and softball this summer. From Michigan to New Jersey and California, over 250 GoFundMes have raised more than $140,000 to help with travel and lodging expenses in the past month. To find GoFundMes from your area, click here.

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Sparta Diamonds 10U World Series

Sparta, New Jersey

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My daughter plays on the 10u Sparta Diamonds. I have started this GoFundMe account to raise money to cover the travel expenses associated with traveling to Florida to play in the World Series for each family. I will be personally withdrawing the money from this fund and will then distribute the funds equitably to each family going to the World Series. Our record is 47-1-1. We have won 5 Championships and have qualified to play in the Babe Ruth World Series in Florida this summer. This is a tremendous opportunity for us and we don't want to miss out.

Hurricanes trip to World Series

Ecorse, Michigan

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My name is Drew Covington! I am  the head coach of  the Ecorse Hurricanes. We're a competitive 14 and under baseball team out of Ecorse, Michigan and we were blessed with an amazing opportunity to represent Detroit PAL in the AABC World Series in Orange County, California. On short notice we're seeking assistance to help cover expenses for travel and room. The tournament begins July 22nd, and we're looking to fly out of Detroit on July 20th to make it down for check in on the 21st. Anything donated will be greatly appreciated.

BelMateo Babe Ruth 14 All-Stars

San Mateo, California

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Congratulations to the BelMateo 14 Year Old Babe Ruth All-Stars who won the Northern California State Championship in Woodland on Friday Night with an 8-5 win over Sonoma. The team now moves on to the 2017 Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament, July 23rd-28th in Surprise, Arizona. We are hoping that you can support the team in their efforts to raise funds for transportation, hotel and team expenses as they continue this incredible journey which will hopefully culminate with a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. We have 7 days to to raise the needed funds and would appreciate anything that you can give to help these boys have an amazing experience in Arizona.

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