San Diego, CA (October 17, 2017) – The United States Rugby Foundation has helped introduce rugby to thousands of children by providing size 4 and 5 rugby balls to youth and high school clubs and programs throughout the country. provided rugby balls to over 1,300 youth and high school rugby teams, schools and community programs over the past 10 years.The Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of USRF Ball Grants.Achievement Prep, Washington, DCAgustin Lara Academy Elementary School, Chicago, ILAlliance Health Services Academy High School, Los Angeles, CAAnacostia High School, Washington, DCAtlas Preparatory Academy, St. Francis, WIAurora SD 129 PE Curriculum, Oswego, ILBartlett High School, Anchorage, AKBayshore Elementary School, Anchorage, AKBerks County Junior Rugby, Wyomissing, PABlackthorn Youth U13, U15 and U19, Wycombe, PABlue Bonnet Trail Elementary, Austin, TXBoys & Girls Club of Manhattan, Manhattan, KSBritish International School of Chicago Lincoln Park, Chicago, ILBuffalo Rugby Club Youth Flag, Buffalo, NYBuffalo Valley Youth Rugby, West Milton, PAByrom Elementary School, Tualatin, ORC.K. McClatchy Rugby, Sacramento, CACape Pirates Rugby, Merritt Island, FLCarmel 5th/6th Grade Co-ed Tackle, Carmel, INCastle Rock Middle School, Billings, MTChaminade College Prep, Webster Groves, MOChildren in Action Sports Club, Brunswick, GACitrus Valley, Redlands, CACity of Maryland Heights Youth Rugby, Maryland Heights, MOClayton RFC – Wilson’s Mill Youth Rugby, Clayton, NCClinton Rugby, Clinton, CTColumbia Rookie Rugby, Columbia, MOCompass Elementary, Platte City, MOCooper Middle School P.E. Program, Arlington Heights, ILDaytona Beach U19, Port Orange, FL Decatur Park District, Decatur, ILDesert Sage Elementary, Boise, IDDonovan Jr/Sr High School, Donovan, ILDSST Cole Middle School, Denver, COEscambia County School District, Pensacola, FL Field School, Wheeling, ILFlathead Valley High School Girls, Missoula, MTGadsden Youth Rugby, Gadsden, ALGeorgetown Buffaloes, Georgetown, KYGolder College Prep, Chicago, ILHarding Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IAHarriet Treem Elementary School and After School Club, Henderson, NVHighlanders Youth Rugby, Boise, IDHollister Dual Language Academy, Hollister, CAKona Bulls Youth Rugby, Kailua Kona, HILa Costa Canyon High School, Carlsbad, CALake Shore Middle School PE, Grand Haven, MILamar High School RFC, Houston, TXLegacy Academy, De Queen, ARLewisville Tigers Rugby Club, Lewisville, TXLighthouse/COBRA Afterschool Program, Fairfield, CTLincoln County Rugby FC, Missoula, MTLos Alamitos High School, Cypress, CALow Country Youth Flag Rugby, Mount Pleasant, SCLyncourt Physical Education, Syracuse, NYManor High School, Pflugerville, TXMary Woodward Elementary, Tigard, ORMater Christi School, Burlington, VTMill Creek Middle School Physical Education, Lenexa, KSMira Costa Youth Rugby, El Segundo, CAMissoula Valley Youth League, Missoula , MTMontbello Warriors, Thornton, CO Mouth Pleasant Rugby Clinic, Mount Pleasant, SCMuskego Girls Rugby, Oak Creek, WI New Rugby Idaho U10s Program, Meridian, IDNew York Harbor School, New York, NYNorfolk Family YMCA, Norfolk, NENorth Junior High School, Boise, IDNorth Ward Physical Education, Tuscola, ILNorthland Christian School, Kansas City, MONorthside Panthers RFC, Gresham, ORNorthwood Elementary, Anchorage, AKOak Meadows Elementary, Austin, TXPortsmouth Middle School, Portsmouth, NHProvo Steelers High School Rugby Club, Provo, UTR.U.G.B.Y., Parker, TXRio Americano High School, Sacramento, CARookie Rugby Cleveland-Mayfield, Cleveland, OHRowe Middle School Girls Rugby, Chicago, ILSan Marcos Youth Rugby Association, Kyle, TXSaratoga Rugby Club – High School Boys and Girls, Saratoga Springs, NYScenic Elementary, Grand Junction, COShelley High School, Shelley, IDSouth Greenville RFC, Simpsonville, SCSouth Jersey RFC Youth Flag Rugby, Shamong, NJSouth River Youth Rugby, Annapolis, MDSpring Lake Public Schools, Spring Lake, MISt. Anthony, Long Beach, CASt. Francis of Assisi Athletic Association, St. Louis, MOSt. Louis Sharks Rookie Rugby, St. Louis, MOStevens Point Area Senior High School, Plover, WISuisun Valley k-8 School, Davis, CASummit High School, Summit, NJTC Fusion Rugby Club, Tooele, UTTC Williams High School – Middle School Intramurals, Alexandria, VATempleton Elementary School, Tigard, ORTeton High School, Tetonia, IDThunder High School Girls Rugby, Tucson, AZTimber Ridge School, Albany, ORTualatin Elementary School, Tualatin, ORUnion Flag Rugby, Union, NJVirginia Cross Elementary, Silver City, NCWarrior Rugby Club, Saint Charles, MOWashington Mill Elementary School, Alexandria, VAWaylon Union Middle School Physical Education, Wayland, MIWebster Elementary, Livonia, MIWest Houston Rugby (Youth), Houston, TXWest Jordan Rugby Club, South Jordan, UTWest Knox/Karns Rugby, Knoxville, TNWestside High School Rugby Club, Jacksonville, FLWilliamstown High School Rugby Club, Williamstown, NJWinans Academy of Performing Arts, Detroit, MIYoung Men’s Preparatory Academy, Miami, FLFor more information about the USRF Ball Grant program, visit our website.Grants provided by the United States Rugby Foundation would not be possible without the support from the rugby community. Continue to assist us in providing grants to deserving clubs, programs and individuals throughout the country by contributing to the USRFF. All donations to the USRF are tax deductible within IRS rules as 501 (c) 3 charitable giving.If you’ve received a Foundation Grant we’d love to share your story. Send any comments to Brian Vizard at bvizard@usrugbyfoundation.