Paul’s Pals announces the Adaptive Athlete Series as 2019 Fund-A-Dream Recipient
June 26, 2019
Adaptive Athlete SERIES: A CLOSER LOOK
We’re excited to announce that this year’s Fund-A-Dream will go to our inclusive events, the Adaptive Athlete Series! This series of inclusive sporting events is open to children with and without disabilities to learn and play together.
Super Fest | Football & Cheerleading | MN Vikings
Super Star Classic | Baseball | St. Paul Saints
Super Cup | Soccer | MN United FC
Discover Abilities Expo | Adaptive Sports Showcase | Presented by Courage Kenny
Junior Nationals | Adaptive Sports Competition | Presented by Adaptive Sports USA
Our Adaptive Athlete Series was sparked by The Matthew Foundation‘s Super Fest, an annual inclusive football and cheerleading clinic held the day before the Super Bowl in the host city. When the Super Bowl and Super Fest came to Minneapolis, Paul’s Pals served on the host committee and the event received an overwhelming amount of support from the Minnesota community.
Minneapolis became the first ever satellite location for Super Fest in 2019 in partnership with the Matthew Foundation and over ten local community partners, including the Minnesota Vikings and Life Time Sport Winter Park.
We were overwhelmed by the amount of support and obvious need for events where children with and without disabilities could play together that we decided to expand to baseball and soccer in 2019!
We will be hosting the first annual Super Star Classic on Tuesday, July 23 in partnership with the JP4 Foundation and the Saint Paul Saints in conjunction with the American Association All-Star Game. In addition, we will be hosting Super Cup on Sunday, September 8 in partnership with the MN United FC.
Each event costs $10,000 to provide for the community and we are asking for your help to make sure the Super Series can continue to grow (and maybe even expand to other sports) at Paul’s Party on Thursday, August 1!
Ready to make your pledge today? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.