BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The City of Annapolis accepts gently used sports equipment for its annual “Pass, Pick & Play” event that helps underserved families obtain equipment they otherwise could not afford.
By March 11, the city will accept equipment for the following sports:
- soft ball
- the Crosse
- Field hockey
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The city will not accept weights, golf clubs, bicycles, bicycle helmets, sneakers, and broken or damaged items.
Lachlan Armstrong, a junior at The Key School and co-founder of the initiative, said organizers of the event, now in its fifth year, had to find creative ways to distribute the equipment during the pandemic. .
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Now the event returns to the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center on March 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.
“I look forward to helping kids choose new equipment – I really love seeing the smiles on their faces as they try on cleats, swing a bat or kick a soccer ball,” Armstrong said.
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Donations are accepted at the following locations:
- “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center at 273 Hilltop Lane
- Calvary United Methodist Church at 301 Rowe Blvd.
- The Key School at 534 Hillsmere Blvd.
- Discoveries: The Mall Library at 2250 Annapolis Mall Road