In 2019, join us at our annual night of giving. The 3 Up 3 Down Organization will host a night of baseball related activities at Dutchess Stadium on Sunday Afternoon/Night July 21st. That day, we will donate at least $12,000 back to the Hudson Valley through grants. Nine youth leagues will be selected to receive a minimum $500 grants (ranging up to $2,000) and four other non-profit organizations (Green Chimneys, The Anderson Center for Autism, Blue Path Service Dogs, and the Fragile X Research Foundation will also receive $1,000 grants as well).
2019 Community Baseball Grant Process
Our 2019 grant process will be open April 1st and close May 31st. If you feel you have a youth league worthy of a grant to support their youth league initiatives, please have them contact us at HVMSBL@3U3D.org and a grant application will be sent. Grant recipients will be announced on our site on June 15, 2019 and receive their grant at our banner check presentation at Dutchess Stadium on July 21st.
Free Night of Baseball
Join us at the Dutchess Stadium for a FREE NIGHT of BASEBALL! The 3 Up 3 Down Organization will be sponsoring the night and the 2019 Hudson Valley Men's Amateur Baseball League's Annual All Star Game. Game time is 6:00pm, but festivities and gates open at 12:00pm four our 45+ All Star Game. The Annual Home Run Derby will take place starting at 3:00pm and go through 5:30pm. The Derby is open to any participant 18 years of age or older, to find out who the best home run hitter is in the Hudson Valley (pre-registration required). Winners split $1,000 in prize money. Announcements commence at 5:45pm with our non-profits receiving their grant checks before game time following by player announcements and of course the HVMSBL All Star Game featuring the 35+ All Star Division. Admission is free. Free glove embroidery for the kids. Apparel, discount glove embroidery for adults and other other vendors will be in attendance. We'll have a bat vendor in attendance doing bat demos for adults and kids alike. RSVP's for the game helpful, but not mandatory.
Community & Grants
Our 2018 Grants, Contributions, and Donation Recipients ($16,300):
Blue Path Service Dogs - $1,000
Green Chimneys - $1,000
Anderson Center for Autism: $1,000
Fragile X Research Foundation - $1,000
Hyde Park Little League - $2,000
Beekman Athletic Club - $1,500
East Fishkill Youth Baseball - $1,250
Brewster Little League - $1,000
Wappingers Little League - $1,000
Town of Poughkeepsie Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth - $1,000
Montgomery Little League - $750
Town of Kent Recreation - $500
Town of Patterson Little League - $500*
Pitch for Kidz - $2,400
LS Wounded Warriors - $400
* was granted but failed to attend donation ceremony, grant will be reallocated in 2019.
Year end 2018, 3 Up 3 Down is proud to announce it has generated net $25,000 in funds to be placed into a CD earmarked for the inclusion park and field to be built in the coming years.