NOLA Gold Rugby Foundation
NOLA Gold Rugby Foundation – A Platform for Impacting the Community
ABOUT THE RUGBY FOUNDATION
The NOLA Gold Rugby Foundation serves as a Corporate Social Responsibility platform for NOLA Gold Rugby. We engage underserved young people in our community by providing trained coaches and equipment to youth sports programs throughout the region.
Supporting effective sports-based youth development programs empowers us to teach young people leadership, discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, professionalism and perseverance – all keys to success in rugby and life.
LOUISIANA CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER & WEST JEFF MEDICAL CENTER PARTNERSHIP
Our partnership with Louisiana Children’s Medical Center and West Jeff Medical Center allows us to help provide mental and physical health support to undeserved youth.
LOUISIANA AIR NATIONAL GUARD PARTNERSHIP
The Louisiana Air National Guard with an opportunity for 100% college tuition reimbursement.
LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION
We are working with Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a global leader in youth sports programming, to help establish clearly defined social impact goals and outcomes.
ALIGNMENT WITH THE NOLA GOLD RUGBY ACADEMY
NOLA Gold Rugby Academy has been established as a pathway to train and potentially become a professional athlete.
THE FUTURE IN THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS
The City of New Orleans and NOLA Gold Rugby Foundation GOAL is to be a pilot model program for the establishment of the Major League Rugby Foundation and will work to expand this initiative to all MLR cities.
A CULTURE OF IMPACT
The leadership of NOLA Gold Rugby may have been a part of big hits on the pitch, but off the field, they have a rich history of contributing and establishing non-profit foundations which impact the community.
The leadership are founders of Louisiana Rugby Cooperation the Non-profit tied to New Orleans Rugby Football Club established in 2011.
Many of the front office personnel currently sit on the board for local nonprofits and charitable organizations. In addition, founders of this organization have aligned the NOLA Gold Rugby Foundation’s mission with local counterparts on both sides of the river. They had a hand in the formation of Project Cafe Reconcile on the Eastbank and Project Cafe Hope on the Westbank.
CONTACT THE RUGBY FOUNDATION
For more information about donating to the foundation, learning more about programming, volunteering at an event or scheduling a joint fund-raiser; contact Don Boyd at [email protected] or call (504) 50RUGBY.
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