"BALL AFFECTS LIVES"
Our mission is to empower underprivileged youth through sports by providing access to resources and opportunities that foster personal growth, physical health, and social development.
Projects - Local and Global Impact
"Hoops for Hope: Empowering DFW Youth"
Overview: Serving the underserved youth in the DFW area by offering transformative summer camp and clinic opportunities, impactful team programming, and comprehensive skills training, empowering them to thrive both on and off the court.
"Basketball Bridge: Empowering International Athletes through Play"
Overview: Our "Basketball Bridge" program is dedicated to sponsoring talented young athletes who lack resources, providing them with the opportunity to come to America, pursue education, and utilize sports as a catalyst for personal growth and success.
We believe that every child deserves the chance to play and excel in sports, regardless of their socio-economic background or circumstances.
With the support of our community, volunteers, and partners, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of young people and promoting a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and fairness in sports.
Join us in our mission to create a brighter future for the next generation and make a difference in the world.
Ball Affects Lives seeks to drive equitable access to advanced sports opportunities and exposure by supporting underprivileged athletes in high-need communities to achieve their greatest potential in sports, education, and life. More than just a sports program, Ball Affects Lives is a way of life that leads by example to provide a framework that inspires participants to become better citizens in the world through dedication, determination, and discipline.
Physical Health: According to a study by the Aspen Institute, children who participate in sports are 40% less likely to be overweight or obese compared to their peers who do not participate in sports.
Academic Performance: A study by the Women's Sports Foundation found that girls who participate in sports have a 20% higher chance of graduating high school and are 7% more likely to attend college compared to girls who do not participate in sports.
Social Skills, Leadership and Mental Health Stability are among impact measures when the youth join a sport.