August 02, 2021
The Anderson Monarchs are widely acknowledged as the best little league baseball program in our city (and arguably in the country). Their tireless dedication to keeping the sport of baseball alive in Philly’s inner city over the past 25 years is nothing short of inspirational.
This year, during our annual Jackie Robinson Celebration, 30% of all in-store and online sales from April 15-18 went to the Monarchs program. Through this fundraiser, we were able to raise over $3,200.
That donation will pay for two weeks of summer baseball camp for 30 Philly kids aged 8-12, providing uniforms, equipment, and instruction. The camps will begin on August 2nd and run through August 13th.
"For years Shibe Vintage Sports has been one of our most committed supporters," says Monarchs executive director Amos Huron, "And in 2021 they have continued to step up to the plate for Philadelphia youth."
Monarch coaches and former Monarch players will teach kids how to hit, catch and play America's Pastime...all at no cost to the participants.
At Shibe Sports, we firmly believe in Jackie Robinson’s credo: "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other people’s lives." The Anderson Monarchs are the living embodiment of that quote. We appreciate the opportunity to help them with their mission, and we’re thankful for customers like yourselves who allow us to do so.
Want to help with the Monarchs' mission? Tax deductible donations can be made on their website.