San Diego, CA (June 4, 2015) – 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 eight years.The Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of USRF Ball Grants.Arroyo Grande Youth Rugby, Arroyo Grande, CAAztec Youth Rugby, San Diego, CABellmore JFK High School, Bellmore, NYBelmont Shore Rugby Club U12s, Long Beach, CABerkshire United High School Boys and Girls Rugby Club, Pittsfield, MABismarck Henning High School Physical Education, Bismarck, ILBlackthorn Youth Flag U7s – U15s, Wycombe, PABowling Green Parks & Recreation, Bowling Green, OHBullard Rugby Club, Fresno, CACal Young Middle School, Eugene, ORCapital High School Boys and Girls RFC, Boise, IDCarmel Rugby, Carmel, INCarter School of Excellence, Chicago, ILCentral Academy, Meridian, IDClayton Copperheads, Clayton, NCCristo Rey High School Rugby, Crownsville, MDDallas Renegades RFC, Dallas, TXDunellen Rugby, Dunellen, NJEmory Wasps RFC, Abingdon, VAFairfield Warde High School Physical Education, Fairfield, CTFrancis Howell Force, St. Louis, MOFrank M. Silvia School, Fall River, MAFremont Rugby, Riverton, NYHancock High School Physical Education, Chicago, ILHarnett Central Middle School, Angier, NCHawaii Youth Rugby, Kailua Kona, HIHawaiian Gardens Youth Rugby, Hawaiian Gardens, CAHobbs Tigers RFC, Hobbs, NMHolland Hill Elementary, Fairfield, CTHollis Recreation Youth Rugby Program, Hollis, MEImagine International Academy of North Texas, McKinney, TXIowa City Trojan Youth Rugby, Iowa City, IAIroquois West Middle School Physical Education, Onarga, ILJane Addams K-8 School, Woodinville, WAKansas City Rugby Foundation, Kansas City, KSKuna Middle School, Kuna, IDLake Hazel Middle School, Boise, IDLegacy Rugby Club, Lafayette, INLincoln Middle School Physical Education, Rio Rancho, NMLowell Scott Middle School, Boise, IDMarlboro School of Discovery, Bennettsville, SCNatick High School Redhawk Rugby Club, Natick, MANorthwest Side Narwhals Youth Rugby, Chicago, ILNorth Haven High School Girl’s Rugby Club, North Haven, CTNorth High School Rugby Club, Denver, COOkapi Wanderers RFC, Weston, FLPalisade Parks & Recreation, Palisade, COPanther Middle School Rugby Team, Navarre, OHPelham Rugby Club, Pelham, NYPeoria Quest Gators, Peoria, ILPike Girls Rugby, Indianapolis, INPirate Rugby, Cleveland, OHPittsford Rugby Club, Pittsford, NYPleasanton Cavaliers Rugby Club, Pleasanton, CARanier Rugby, Ranier, WASarasota Surge Rugby Academy, Sarasota, FLSaucon Valley Elementary School Physical Education, Hellertown, PAScituate Stormers, Scituate, MASherwood Forest Summer Camp, St. Louis, MOSouthwest Bulls RFC, Kalamazoo, MISouth Bay Youth Rugby, Carson, CASt. Louis Mustangs, St. Louis, MOSt. Matthew’s Catholic School Physical Education, Daly City, CATaft High School RFC, Chicago, ILTanana Middle School, Fairbanks, AKVineland K-8 Center, Miami, FLWando RFC, Mount Pleasant, SCWestfield Youth Rugby, Westfield, INWest High School, Salt Lake City, UTWhittier Elementary Physical Education, Salt Lake City, UTWillamalene Sports Academy, Springfield ORFor 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.