Dream Courts Come to Omaha, Nebraska
Plano, Texas — October 18, 2017 — Ivan Gilreath, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands, unveiled a new outdoor Dream Court at the South Unit of the Boys & Girls Club in Omaha, Nebraska on October 6, 2017. Dream Courts, a collaboration between Nancy Lieberman Charities, WorldVentures Foundation™ and Sport Court®, are avant-garde courts where children in challenged communities can play sports and forge friendships.
“We are honored to be opening a new Dream Court®, in Omaha that provides safe play areas where children learn sports and life skills.” said Gwyneth Lloyd, executive director of WorldVentures Foundation.
Representatives of the Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands and Sport Court — the company that crafted and installed the play spaces — were among the dignitaries present. The opening on October 6 brings the total number of Dream Courts nationwide to 45.
Funding for the Dream Court project was raised from private sources in an effort spearheaded by WorldVentures™ Independent Representative Deb Ball. “I have always wanted to give back to the community, and do something special for the kids. We are so grateful and blessed with the opportunity to make this DreamCourt possible, with the support of the WV Foundation, Nancy Lieberman, and all our donors”, said Debra Ball, lead fundraiser.
About WorldVentures Foundation
WorldVentures Foundation is a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to create positive change in the lives of children all over the world. The foundation supports sustainable programs that promote children’s health, happiness, safety and development. Represented by the Heart to Serve logo and tagline, the foundation’s mission is accomplished through four main ways: VolunTours, Volunteer Days, Dream Courts and fundraising. Learn more at worldventuresfoundation.org.
About Nancy Lieberman Charities
Nancy Lieberman Charities is a 501 (c)(3) organization funded by charitable donations and committed to promoting and developing healthy lifestyles and educational opportunities for young girls and boys. Nancy Lieberman Charities is dedicated to expanding and ensuring that educational and sports opportunities exist for economically disadvantaged youth. Approximately 85 percent of the students that they serve with basketball camps, clinics, Dream Courts, college scholarships and school supply programs throughout the United States are from low-to-moderate-income families. Learn more at nancyliebermancharities.org
About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 4,300 Clubs serve 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Nielsen Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more by visiting Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Facebook and Twitter.
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