Leveling the playing field

September 13, 2016 | Mandi Wyndham

Backpack Report: Leveling The Playing Field (Video)

Tristan’s story covers Leveling the Playing Field. What does the organization do? Who do they help when it comes to delivering sports equipment?  He interviewed Ian Cohen, the Client Services Director.

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Free Sports Equipment Keeps Young Athletes in the Game (VIDEO)

What would baseball be without a bat or hockey without skates? Too often the cost of the equipment keeps children in families with limited incomes from participating in sports. Many schools and community groups also cannot afford to provide what kids need to play baseball, hockey, football, soccer, tennis or other sports. That need is where Max Levitt […]

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Latino Youth Learn Soccer Life Lessons (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Some Latino youth are exercising their options for the future by taking part in a program sponsored by the City of Rockville. The 7th to 12 graders play soccer in the summer and during the school year as part of the Latino Youth Development Program. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports the program is about more than scoring […]

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February 6, 2016 | Ian Cohen

First Time Working in DC and the Snowstorm!

A few weeks ago, I spent the morning visiting some programs in DC. I have been the Leveling the Playing Field (LPF) Operations Manager for four months but I had still not had an opportunity to work with any programs in DC. The first program I got to visit was Life Pieces to Masterpieces. This […]

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January 7, 2016 | Ian Cohen

2015 in Review and Looking Forward to 2016

Greetings all, This is my first post on the MyMCMedia page so I wanted to get you up to speed with our organization to start off. I am the Operations Manager for the Silver Spring based nonprofit Leveling the Playing Field. LPF collects used and excess sporting equipment from families, schools, businesses and more and […]

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July 18, 2014 | Krista Brick

NFL’s Moise Fokou Gets Kids Moving At Bullis (VIDEOS)

UPDATED About 300 kids jumped through tires, sprinted and maneuvered through agility ladders at The Bullis School in Potomac at the direction of a National Football League player. No, it wasn’t an early-age football combine. It was a Root 53 Foundation event held July 12  in conjunction with the nonprofit Leveling the Playing Field  aimed […]

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