Tag Archive | Jackie Robinson Foundation

NYCFC and The Jackie Robinson Foundation Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Support Black Lives Matter Movement

New York City FC (NYCFC) and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced a multi-year partnership to take action in support of Black Lives Matter initiatives focused in and around the five boroughs. Headquartered in New York City, JRF was established in 1973 by Rachel Robinson to perpetuate the legacy of her husband, Jackie Robinson, by […]

PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEOS: Damien Woody makes Final Citi Kids Program a Touchdown

Former New York Jets offensive lineman and two-time Super Bowl Champion Damien Woody was at Citi Field today to inspire 140 children from United Neighborhood Houses as a part of the Citi Kids program. Citi Kids is an educational and motivational community-based initiative for New York City middle and high school students developed by Citi in collaboration […]

1495 Sports TV: Final Citi Field Kids program goes golden thanks to Gabrielle Douglas and Citibank

1495 Sports is proud to bring this video look as 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas came out to speak to 150 children from the YMCA in the final edition of the Citi Field Kids program. In its fourth season Citi Field Kids serves to inspire and motivate New York City middle and high school students. Developed by Citibank in collaboration with the Jackie Robinson Foundation, the community-based initiative […]

1495 Sports Photo Gallery: Final Citi Field Kids program goes golden thanks to Gabrielle Douglas and Citibank

1495 Sports is proud to bring this photo gallery as 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas came out to speak to 150 children from the YMCA in the final edition of the Citi Field Kids program. In its fourth season Citi Field Kids serves to inspire and motivate New York City middle and high school students. […]

1495 Sports Community Relations Spotlight: Citi Field Kids Day

New York Giants tight end Jake Ballard, 2008 Paralympic Games silver medalist Kari Miller, and Michelle Yu of the SNY Network were all on hand as a part of the Citi Field Kids program. The trio was on hand to provide inspiration and motivate children from the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), United Neighborhood Houses and the Wheelchair […]

Citi Pond Kids program molding champions of the future

Becoming a champion in any aspect of life isn’t an easy task; it takes heart, determination and a belief in yourself that you can achieve the impossible. That was the lesson that 50 children from the YMCA of Greater New York learned thanks to the first Citi Pond Kids program at Citi Pond at Bryant Park on Friday. “The […]