The Cause: Though seemingly popular on the big stage, recreational baseball's numbers have plummeted over the last several years threatening the future of the sport. According to Sports and Fitness Industry Association over a five year period, baseball has lost 4.3% of its population of 6-17 year old's over this time (slow pitch softball had an even greater decline at more than 11%). Indications are that this trend will continue.
A Local Solution: Community and non-community involvement, using our resources, contacts and fundraising to help become a catalyst to rebuild recreational baseball in and around our area. We will work with local entities to assess what they feel their local more immediate needs are while working with larger entities to help facilitate longer term change. To help commence this endeavor, we are calling on the local community for help with any donation, small or large. 100% of the net proceeds of any donation will go directly back into the community to help support the future of the sport while also making an impact on a non-baseball related cause (supporting those with developmental disabilities.
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Mission: The 3 Up 3 Down Organization strives to promote, strengthen and foster youth baseball in and around the Greater New York and Hudson Valley areas, as well as, provide additional community support for those with developmental disabilities.
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100% of net proceeds from this event will go to support our goals and mission, with 0% for administration costs. 3 Up 3 Down is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Donations made are fully tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.