Indiana Sports Corp's Geared for Health program collects and distributes donated sports equipment to help underserved local young athletes have the equipment they need to jumpstart a more active lifestyle while encouraging a commitment to good health. The program collects new and gently-used donated sports equipment from manufacturers, retailers, institutions, events and individuals, and distributes it to not-for-profit, youth-serving organizations, sports leagues and sports clubs.
Three upcoming collections:
Saturday September 22 at Woodland Bowl, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday September 23 Colts Game Day Collection at Lucas Oil Stadium, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday September 25 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. , drive through drop off on Bankers Life Court
WTHR, led by collection drive co-chairs Anne Marie Tiernon and Dave Calabro, is providing promotional support along with long-time partner St.Vincent.
Over the past five years the ISC Geared For Health: Sports Equipment for Kids Program has collected more than 850,000 in equipment and distributed that equipment for the benefit of more than 135,00 local youth through 160 Indianapolis area non-profit organizations. The most recent equipment distribution on April 13-14 included 11,000 items to 90 local organizations.
Geared for Health accepts:
For a complete list, see the Equipment Donation Guide.
Donate to the Geared for Health Program online by clicking here.
To request sports equipment…
Organizations that receive free merchandise through the Geared for Health program must agree that the merchandise will not be bartered, traded or sold. It can be used in the implementation of the organization's program, or given directly to the individuals and families served by the organization.
To request sports equipment for kids from Geared for Health, not-for-profit, youth-serving organizations, sports leagues and sports clubs can contact Indiana Sports Corporation at (317) 237-5000 or email us at GearedForHealth@indianasportscorp.com.
You can also apply here.
Thanks for keeping these deserving young athletes in the game!