The Youth and the Ball Field of Hope Rio Grande High School Ravens baseball team clearing a pathway for accessibility. Through the Ball Field of Hope project, the youth gained workforce skills that will help them in the future. On September 2022, the Rio Grande High School baseball and dance teams provided volunteer services and […]
Grand Opening of Ball Field of Hope Kids enjoying a wiffle ball game. “A Safe Place to play ball”, that is what motivated the Ball Field of Hope. Early April of 2023 the Choose Your Own Future challenge officially inaugurated the Ball Field of Hope. The grand opening of this field brought closure to the first […]
100 Volunteers Transform the Ball Field Community members circle up for instructions. (Photo credit: Tara Armijo-Prewitt) Volunteers register and prepare to begin work. (Photo credit: Tara Armijo-Prewitt) Kindness Ambassador, Michael Riordan, signs-in with his family and friends. (Photo credit: Tara Armijo-Prewitt) Saturday, September 17th 2022 was United Way of Central New Mexico’s third annual Day […]
Businesses Pitch-in for Youth JPR driver Ritchie delivers the first batch of discounted infield mix to the field. “Since this is for the kids, I want to help,” said Randy Goldstrom of Westside Concrete Hitch-N-Go. Randy is among the many New Mexico businesses to pitch in for the Ball Field of Hope. As a community-driven […]
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The Day of Caring project at the Ball Field of Hope on September 17th will create an accessible path for people of all abilities to reach the field.
Creating the Ball Field of Hope Photo credit: Patti Ravis (May 2022) The real-world impact of the Choose Your Own Future college and career readiness Change the World challenge activity offered through United Way of Central New Mexico is taking shape in the form of a baseball field in Albuquerque’s South Valley. Offering opportunities for […]