GEICO and Good Sports Partner to Provide Sports Equipment to Boys & Girls Club Brockton

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BROCKTON, Mass .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –GEICO
and Good Sports have joined forces to support the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton by donating uniforms, basketballs, soccer balls, flag football equipment and other sports equipment to the ‘organization. Representatives of the three organizations and nearly 200 students were on site last Wednesday, April 3, to celebrate the partnership and test the new equipment.

“This donation will encourage our members to play sport the right way,” said Josh Welper, program director at the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton. “These kids come from backgrounds that don’t have the resources to provide top-of-the-line equipment, and many of them will now be able to use brand-new equipment for the first time. This equipment will increase their appreciation and enthusiasm for the sport – and also increase their sense of responsibility and self-esteem. We look forward to using this donation as a mechanism to expand our sports program and impact even more young people in our community.

The donation was part of an ongoing community partnership between GEICO and Good Sports that will help bring new equipment and resources to youth sports organizations in Massachusetts throughout 2013.

GEICO
(Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third largest private auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO supplies millions of auto insurance quote to American drivers every year. The company is happy to serve more than 11 million private customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

GEICO online service center assists policyholders with handling policy sales, policy changes, insurance claims and printing insurance ID cards.

GEICO also supplies insurance quote on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), caravans and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, houses and apartments is underwritten by unaffiliated insurance companies and is provided by GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal protection are also available.

For more information, visit www.geico.com.

Good Sports helps lay the foundation for a healthy, active lifestyle by providing sports equipment, shoes and clothing to underprivileged youth across the country. By partnering with sporting goods manufacturers, Good Sports is able to put the necessary equipment in the hands of the children who need it most, giving them a chance to get into the game. Since 2003 , Good Sports has supplied more than $ 6 million in equipment to nearly 750 youth programs, reaching more than 400,000 children. For more information on how you can support Good Sports, please visit www.goodsports.org.


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