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Liberia YMCA Gets Donation from Excel Sports


Mr. Freeman receiving the donation from Reverend Domah

The Liberia YMCA has received eight Spalding basketballs from The Excel Sports Management of Noah Vonleh. The donation was made on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the National Headquarters of the Liberia YMCA Crown Hill, Broad Street in Monrovia.

Making the donation, the Executive Director of Youth Connect Liberia, Reverend Caleb Dormah said his institution was happy to make the donation to the YMCA to enable young people have more access to the game of basketball. He said his organization, Youth Connect instituted the project to also enable young people play right. He said he was pleased to make the YMCA a part of his project.

“Our next stage is to get young people connected by lighting up the passion of basketball. We intend to also train officials and Coaches who will also train young Coaches in their communities to give more value to the game of basketball.”  Reverend Domah said during the donation.

He said the YMCA has been in the vanguard of youth basketball in Liberia for years and his organization were making the donation to the YMCA to assist the institution extend its basketball program.

Mr. A. Marcus Freeman, Operations Manager of the Liberia YMCA who received the donation thanked Reverend Domah for the donation. “On behalf of the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the National Board, of the Liberia YMCA, I thank you for this donation.”

“I am happy for the gesture as this is something many young people are passionate about.” Mr. Freeman said. He promised that the balls will be used for the right purpose and called on Reverend Domah to also identify the Children Vacation Basketball Program that hosts hundreds of young people every year during the vacation. He also asked Reverend Domah to extend the gesture to basketball Jerseys that can be branded with names so they can be used for the Children Vacation Basketball Program.

"This program attracts many kids and helps  keep them busy during the vacation." Mr. Freeman concluded.

 

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