Borough President Fossella announces $160K in budget allocations to youth sports leagues on Staten Island
Organizations provide baseball, softball, soccer and football programs for borough’s youth
Staten Island, NY – Borough President Vito J. Fossella announced today that he has allocated $160,000 in discretionary funds from our office to organizations on Staten Island that provide youth sports programs including baseball, softball, soccer and football throughout the borough.
The entities that received the funding include Great Kills Little League, Mid-Island Little League, SI Boys Football League, Snug Harbor Little League, South Shore Little League, Staten Island Little League, Staten Island Youth Soccer League, and the West Shore Little League.
The funds will be used to offset registration costs for participants as well as make improvements to the fields and operations of the leagues.
“From the North to South Shore, Staten Island’s kids have the opportunity this season to join a sport they love or try a new one. We are grateful to be able to support our youth’s sports activities where we know lifelong friendships and memories can be made,” said Borough President Fossella. “We look forward to a successful soccer, football, baseball, and softball season for all our leagues, and thank them for their dedication to teaching our Staten Island youth the importance of commitment, hard work, and fun.”
Banner Image: Kids baseball. Image Credit – Keith Johnston