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The “Ballin’ for Brandi” Kickball Tournament in Dallas was organized by WAKA kickball players and held in memory of a
Thank you for Kicking It during WAKA week in the Kick-it Challenge! The 1st week of the “I’m Kicking-It” campaign kicked off in true WAKA fashion with posts featuring pets, weight lifters, founders, WAKA Batman and of course kickball fields and balls!
Congratulations to the official winner of the Jeff Gordon Pick of the week… Fabian Pugliese! Thanks also go out to Shana Schwarz for posting Fabian’s pic. Fabian will receive a WAKA kickball autographed by Jeff Gordon.
The group of Connecticut WAKA Kickball players working to raise tens of thousands of dollars for children's cancer research, while attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest kickball game, have made the front page of the hometown paper. Check it out the front page headline in the Citizen's News below and read the article online.
You can support the cause with a donation to children's cancer charity Kick-It. Nearly $20,000 has been raised already and the game will be held March 30 through April 1, 2012. For more information and to make a donation, please visit the CT Ivy event page on Kick-It.org.
A group of WAKA players in Naugatuck, Connecticut are out to break the Guinness World Record for longest kickball game and raise money for a great cause at the same time.
One of our community partners, KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now), has been selected as one of four finalists in this week's NFL Sunday Night Football Halftime Hand- Off competition sponsored by Toyota USA!
To win, KEEN needs your help! Please vote for KEEN on Toyota's Halftime Hand-Off page on Facebook.
We are excited to announce that this week, WAKA is being honored with Playworks' Most Valuable Community Partner Award!
The NM Mesa and NM Sandia leagues of Albuquerque have a goal of donating $2500 to the Road Runner Food Bank this Thanksgiving. The league has already raised $2,000 and will be working to raise the rest before their end of season tournament on Nov 19th when they hope to present a check to Road Runner Food Bank staff.
WAKA players in the CA Crown league in Pasadena have shown their generosity this season by hosting “Most Charitable Team” contest in support of Young & Healthy. Young & Healthy is a non profit health care program that helps unisured, youth get access to medical and dental care.
WAKA's DC kickball leagues were the subject of a great piece by NBC Washington.
Video on nbcwashington.com: "Kickball: It's (Still) Not Just For Kids"
Check it out at that link and please share that with anyone you think might be interested (there are social sharing buttons right on that NBC Washington page or here on this blog post). The story includes mention about WAKA being a great way to meet new people, our players charity work and even mentions World Kickball Championship Weekend in Las Vegas.