Nonprofit Promotes Benefit of Sports to Children
Kyle Cruz is a senior managing director at Centerbridge Partners and currently serves as a New York Advisory Board Member for Good Sports. Kyle Cruz and other Advisory Board Members are trying to help grow and promote the awareness of Good Sports across the New York metro. Kyle is an active supporter of this nonprofit organization that gives kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing new equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need.
By working closely with local teams, coaches, and community leaders throughout the country, Good Sports is able to focus on each organization by providing donations aimed at fulfilling their specific equipment and apparel needs. The goal of the the organization is to get as many kids off the sidelines and participating in sports as possible. The organization believes that youth participation in sports not only promotes a healthier lifestyle but also reinforces many positive values such as teamwork. Recipient organizations use the donations received from Good Sports to promote many initiatives including increasing the number of kids that are active within their programs, lowering participation fees on parents/children, and developing and expanding their own athletic oriented programs.