Organization Hosts Third Annual “Sneaker Ball” to Help Baltimore Youth

Organization to Host Third Annual Sneaker Ball to Help Baltimore Youth



THIS COULD RESULT IN MAJOR BINDINGS FOR THE RUSH HOUR. A LOCAL ORGANIZATION SEEKING TO SUPPORT BALTIMORE CITY YOUTH IS HOSTING THE ANNUAL SNEAKER BALL ITSHI TRD NEXT WEEKEND. REACHED TO TALK, CEO OF BEORG, TONY LAWSEN. THANKS FOR JOIN US. >> THANK YOU FOR WELCOMING ME. TELL US ABOUT B-OR G. >> THIS IS A YOUTH NON-PROFIT SERVING THE BALTIREMO REGNIO PROVIDING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING AND COLLEGE AND SQUARE PREPARATION FOR YOUTH IN GRADES 2-12 . JENNIFER: YOU COVER A WEID AGE GROUP. >> YES. WE GET ALL THE GIG. >> DOES IT ALL DEPEND ON DONATIONS? >> WE RELY STRONGLY ON DONATIONS. WE ARE LUCKED TO BE FUNDED BY SOME OF THEAL L FOUNDATIONS AND SOME OF THE CORRAPO – CORPORATIONS IN THE REGION. WE RYEL HEAVILY ON A VOLUNTEER AND DONOR BASIS. >> TELL US ABOUT THE SERVICES YOU OFFER TO CHILDREN. >> WE OFFER AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT HELP OUR YOUTH DEVELOP THEIR CHARACTER SKILLS, SOCIAL SKILLS THAT ARE NOT TRADITIONALLY TAUGHT IN THE CLASSROOM. WE TEACH THEM TO COMMUNICATE. WE TEACH THEM HOW TO WORK TOGETHER, HOW TO BE LEADERS. FOR OUR SMTE PROGRAMMING, WE HAVE AMAZING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RIGHT NOW WORKING ON CODING AND CREATING VIRTUAL REALITY GAMES. JENNIFER: YOU SURE SPEAK THEIR LANGUAGE. THE SNEAKER BALL IS BIG BUSINESS. I guess you don’t have to wear high heels. >> ABSOLUTELY. IS A BIG OF. THIS IS OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA THAT BRINGS TOGETHER FANS, ENTHUSIASTS, PEOPLE FROM THE ARTS COMMUNITY AND LOCAL FMRO PROFESSIONALS THE BALTIMORE AREA TO CELEBRATE OUR ORGANIZATION, BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY TO HOST A PARTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF US HELP GENERATE AND RAISE FUNDS FOR OUR BALTIMORE YOUTH PROGRAMMING. JENNIFER: I’M GETTING THERE, THERE WILL BE DANCING AND GOOD FOOD. >> LOTS OF DANCING, LOTS OF GOOD FOOD, LOTS OF AMAZING MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT AND AEW F OTHER SURPRISES WE SPRAY. >> FANTASTIC. IF SOMEONE WANTS TO GO, WHAT SHOULD THEY DO. >> YOU FIND ON SOCIAL NETWORKS AT THEBEORG. THERE IS A LINK IN OUR PROFILE. YOU CAN VISIT THE WEBSITE, THEBEORG.COM. JENNIFER: THEY CAN GO TO THE WEBSITE TO GET INFORMATION ON CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS, RIGHT? >> YOU CAN MAKE A NADOTION, BUY YOUR SNEAKER BALL TICK, AND THEN DISCOVER WHAT WE ARE DOING IN THE COMMUNITY AND SEE OUR PAIMCT ON THE AMAZING THINGS WE HAVE DONE TO SERVE BAL

Organization to Host Third Annual Sneaker Ball to Help Baltimore Youth

A local organization that seeks to support young people in the city of Baltimore is hosting its third annual basketball in March. Tonee Lawson, CEO of Be.Org, joins us to talk more.

A local organization that seeks to support young people in the city of Baltimore is hosting its third annual basketball in March. Tonee Lawson, CEO of Be.Org, joins us to talk more.