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Volunteer Event: Sports and Games with KEEN at East 54th Street Recreation Center

LOCATION: 348 East 54th Street New York, NY 10022

ORGANIZATION: KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now)

RSVP Deadline: April 13, 2015

TASK: Volunteers will enjoy an afternoon of fun, non-competitive sports activities with children with disabilities and help them discover just how much they can do!

NOTE: Must later provide 3 personal references (name, and phone or email)

BACKGROUND: KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) provides free recreational opportunities to hundreds of children and young adults with disabilities. KEEN was founded in England in 1988 and was brought to Washington, D.C. in 1992. Its New York affiliate, located in Manhattan’s Clinton neighborhood, was established in 2008. Clients are paired with volunteers to participate in arts and crafts and sports programs. KEEN fosters the self-esteem, confidence, and talents of young people facing significant challenges, empowering them to meet their individual goals.