Compete2Give Teams up with Wayne Barton for the 2019 Back to School Jam
Every year Compete2Give hosts the “Back to School Jam” at the Wayne Barton Study Center in Boca Raton. This year 2019, Compete2 Give is extremely proud to announce we provided over 1600 Brand New Sneakers to underprivileged kids. Compete2Give student volunteers helped with distributing backpacks and school supplies for kids in need.
The “Back to School Jam” is an event held annually to ensure all children are afforded an opportunity to have sneakers, backpacks, school supplies, health exams to include physicals, immunizations and eye exams. Children who attended the event received sneakers, grade appropriate backpack and school supplies.
Florence Fuller – Child Development Centers
2018-2019 School Year
Compete 2 Give is so honored that we were chosen out of all of the charities to run the new Basketball enrichment program every Friday during the 2018-2019 school year. The New Florence Fuller Center facility is located in West Boca Raton, and cater to kids ages 7 – 14 years old.
This program is run by the Compete 2 Give High School Students from the following Compete 2 Give Clubs: St. Andrew High School, Spanish River High School, Olympic Heights High School, Boca Raton High School, West Boca High and North Broward Prep! The volunteers are so excited to be a part of this program to help underprivileged kids in the community.
Neighborhood Revitalization Project – Saturday January 19, 2019
Compete 2 Give Teams Up WIth Habitat For Humanity and Home Depot To Help Revitalize The Wayne Barton Center Saturday January 19, 2019.
Compete to Give Volunteers at Veg Fest January 12, 2019
Compete 2 Give was asked to be the charity that helped at Veg Fest Boca Raton on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Compete Volunteer’s helped set up vendors, helped prepare the Give away bags, took photos , helped with Manning the veg fest, helped with the kids zone area and so much more.
Compete2Give teamed up with the LyfordCay Foundation from the Bahamas for Christmas 2018
One of our student founders at the Saint Andrews Club , Victor Madsen, who was raised in Nassau, worked with the FOCUS section of the foundation. Its purpose is an out-of-school time college access and readiness programmed aimed at preparing public school students to become college graduates. Victor and the Compete2give team helped make 180 stalking worth of gifts to give back to his community during the Christmas holidays.
COMPETE2GIVE – CHARITY CAR WASH – DECEMBER 1, 2018
Compete2Give and Superior Street Auto Group team up to a car wash to raise money for Breaking The Chain and Tree of Life. The proceeds going to Breaking The Chain will be going to underprivileged kids in Pearl City and Dixie Manor. Tree of Life proceeds will go to the families of victims of the Squirrel Hill Synagogue.
Wayne Barton Study Center 2018 Thanksgiving Event
On Saturday Compete 2 Give helped make Thanksgiving Day baskets. Today, Wayne Barton distributed these baskets along with turkeys to families in Pearl City. I want to thank the kids that volunteered and took time out to help. Compete 2 Give empowers kids to make a difference in the community. Currently, we have 4 local high schools involved. They are Olympic Heights, Spanish River, Boca High, and Saint Andrews. We are proud to announce a 5th school that will being starting a Compete 2 Give club, which is North Broward Prep.
Sept 29th 2018 Compete 2 Give Teams Up With Habitat For Humanity
Compete 2 Give this past Saturday Sept 29th teamed up with Habit for Humanity for a neighborhood revitalization. Compete 2 give currently has over 4 clubs at local High Schools including Olympic Heights , Spanish River , Boca High and St Andrews School. Over 30 kids from the various clubs helped participate and make this event a big success. We have already been asked to participate at another event with Habit Humanity. So proud of all the club members and their hard work and dedication to arrive at 7:45 am on a Saturday and work hard they truly are inspiring and role models for our future generation.
Back 2 School Jam 2018 – August 11, 2018
Compete 2 Give had its 2nd Back to School Jam at the Wayne Barton Center. At the event there was over 1000 kids that came. Compete 2 Give was so excited to be able to provide brand new SNEAKERS and brand new Slides to the over 1000 kids. This event was a huge success and we were so excited to be able to make a difference in the community.In addition the Compete 2 Give volunteers helped with setting up and distributing backpacks. school supplies and brand new shows for the mothers ( heels ). Compete 2 Give plans to try for the next event to be able to supply over a 1500 pair of sneakers and slides.
Love Serving Autism Tennis Challenge Fundraiser 2018 Spring – April 29, 2018
1st annual Love Serving Autism spring Tennis Challenge 4/30/2018 in conjunction with Compete 2 Give volunteers. Compete 2 Give was so excited to be part of this event. It started with a clinic exhibition of the program that is offered at Patch Reef park and other locations for kids with Autism to participate in a tennis program specifically designed for them. After there was a fun tennis tournament round robin with teams that was played.
Compete2Give and Special Spaces – DREAM BEDROOM MAKEOVER FOR GABBY WHO HAS LEUKEMIA – April 7, 2018
When Compete2Give and Special Spaces get together wonderful things truly happen!! Compete 2 Give funded a bedroom makeover for Gabby who has leukemia and some Compete2Give volunteers helped with the bedroom makeover.
What an amazing day with all these fabulous volunteers doing a beautiful bedroom makeover for an 11 year old girl with leukemia. Watch her face as she walks into the house and sees over 100 shoe boxes that we collected for her as her passion is to make vending machines from shoe boxes and duct tape. Then watch her as she goes upstairs and sees her bedroom makeover for the first time. Her happiness and look on her face is priceless!!!
#Kids making a difference!!!
Compete 2 Give volunteers at Veg Fest – January 20, 2018
Compete 2 Give was asked to be the charity that helped at Veg Fest Boca Raton on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Compete Volunteer’s helped set up vendors, helped prepare the Give away bags, took photos , helped with Manning the veg fest, helped with the kids zone area and so much more
DNT TXT N DRV – December 12, 2017
Compete 2 Give on Sunday December 10, 2017 in conjunction with DNT TXT N DRV Foundation had their first Pro AM Tennis and Music Festival Charity event. The event was a huge success. In today’s text driven society if we can spread the awareness of the dangers of texting and driving and possibly safe a life it is priceless. We were fortunate enough to have Tristan Nunez a famous race car driver who started the DNT TXT N DRV Foundation at the event not only promoting this great cause but also performing in a band along with his dad and Kevin Anderson. Tristan plans to speak at St. Andrews High School in the spring to help spread awareness of distracted driving. The tennis event had some very well know tennis players including Kevin Anderson who made it to the finals in the US OPEN this year as well as Sebastian Grosjean who was ranked at one time number 4 in the world in men’s tennis. We were very fortunate to have amazing sponsors including PGA Superstore, Costco, Joseph’s Market , Surf Health and many more.
Hurricane Maria Relief – Puerto Rico – October 2017
Compete 2 give has teamed up with Stronger & Better Together in helping Stronger organize and lead mission trips to some of the forgotten towns in Puerto Rico where the situation is dire, and the people there have no ways or means to access help. They have been collecting personal hygiene products and household items and raising money, which they’ve used to charter planes, vehicles, and secure space on ships, so they can get help straight to the people that desperately need it.
Back To School JAM 2 – 2017
Compete 2 Give had a Back to School Jam at the Wayne Barton Center. At the event there was over 400 kids that came to participate. Compete 2 Give was so excited to be able to provide backpacks, school supplies and SNEAKERS and Sandals to the over 400 kids. In addition we had music , a free basketball clinic, gift cards and dinner for all . This event was a huge success and we were so excited to be able to make a difference in the community. Compete 2 Give plans to try for the next event to be able to supply over a 1000 pair of shoes.
Basketball Tourney Time – April 27
Compete 2 Give and Sanchez Hughley held their first annual basketball event benefiting the Wayne Barton Center at Saint Andrews High School in April 2017. We had over 100 kids turn out! To play all they had to do was bring lightly used or new athletic wear or sports equipment. The event was all about having kids make a difference in the community by donating sporting goods and athletic wear while still having fun. Donations were distributed to underprivileged kids in the community. We also donated to a few travel teams to help with their fall ball to allow teammates to participate that otherwise could not afford to.
COMPETE2GIVE Teams Up With Dick Stockton and Raises Money for the 1st Annual Acing Autism Team Tennis Event.
The event was held on April 2, 2016 which is NATIONAL AUTISM DAY. The event had an interesting structure of team tennis and was a huge success. Not only did all the participants have fun but there was an actual demonstration of what the Acing Autism program looks like, with a handle of kids that are actively in the program doing a live shorten clinic. There were shirts, prizes, food and drinks along with a silent auction.
Compete 2 Give for Boys Town – November 15
Compete 2 Give was excited to team up with Boys Town and have a fun Tennis event with the proceeds being used for the Thanksgiving drive for Boys Town The idea behind the drive is to provide all the provisions necessary to make the thanksgiving dinner together as a family and bring the family together. Compete 2 Give was especially connected towards Boys Towns goal that every child deserves a future and to try and help bring the family together.
Compete 2 Give was able to have the surgery done for free by a doctor which would not have been able to be performed as Sasha did not have health insurance and could not afford the surgery on his own. In addition Compete 2 Give raised additional funds to help Sasha as he was not able to work for several months.