San Diego, CA (July 12, 2016) – 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. With our partner, Canterbury, the USRF has provided rugby balls (6,000 in the past two years alone) to over 1,200 youth and high school rugby teams, schools and community programs over the past 12 years.The Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of USRF Ball Grants.Adirondack Girls and Boys Rugby, Saranac Lake, NYAll Dorchester Sports League, Reading, MABerks County Youth Rugby Team, Wyomissing, PABingham United Girls Rugby, Blackfoot, IDBingham United Jr. Varsity Rugby, Blackfoot, IDBoone Boys High School Rugby, Boone, IABrighton Rugby, Salt Lake City, UTChicago North Shore Rugby Academy, Chicago, ILChuckanut Bay Rugby, Bellingham, WACity of Covina Parks & Recreation, Covina, CACorning Rugby Club, Corning, NYCurtis School of Excellence, Chicago, ILDowling Catholic Girls High School Rugby, West Des Moines, IAEisenhower Jr. High School, Darien, ILEl Paso Gridley High School, El Paso, TXEllington Elementary School, Chicago, ILFranklin Middle School, Springfield, IL Glenwood Middle School, Chatham, ILGolden Eagle Rugby Club, Fresno, CAGreat Falls High School Rugby, Great Falls, MTHerrick Middle School, Downers Grove, ILHighlanders Middle School Rugby, Boise, IDHill House Inc., Boston, MAIndianola High School, Indianola, IAKitsap Renegades, Poulsbo, WAKona Bulls Rugby, Kailua Kona, HILake Placid Central School District, Lake Placid, NYLakes International Language Academy, Forest Lake, MNLeadership Development Academy, Chesterfield, MOLeander and Cedar Park RFC, Austin, TXLisle Jr. High School Physical Education, Lisle, ILMagic Valley Rugby, Twin Falls, IDMcHenry Parks & Recreation, McHenry, ILMetro West Youth Rugby Organization, Lincoln, MANavy Child and Youth Programs – Guantanamo BayNorfolk High School Boys Rugby, Norfolk, VANorth Idaho Highlanders Youth RFC, Coeur d’Alene, IDNorth Texas Barbarians Rugby, Celina, TXO’Leary Middle School, Twin Falls, IDOrange Glen High School, Escondido, CAPeppNation Sports leadership and Academy, Milwaukee, WIPortneuf Valley All High School Rugby, Pocatello, IDRosemont High School, Sacramento, CARye Dragons and Rye Garnets, Rye Brook, NYSMAC Rugby, Powell, TNSouth Bay Spartans, Carson, CASouth Shore YMCA, Norwell, MASouthern Pines High School Rugby, Southern Pines, NCSt. Gertrude School, Sharonville, OHSt Mary’s St. Alphonsus Catholic School, Glen Falls, NYTri-City Rugby Club, Kennewick, WAThorton-Donovan School, New Rochelle, NYWahpeton School, Breckenridge, MNWarriors Youth Rugby, Terrace Park, OHWest Jordan Rugby, Jordan, UTWest Springfield High School, West Springfield, MAWestside High School Wolverines, Jacksonville, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.