Good Sports: Young Hero Helps Kids Play Sports
To help correct the inequity, he founded Alley-Oop Kids, a nonprofit that provides athletic equipment and positive sports experiences to under-served youth. In six years, the organization has raised more than $50,000 and assisted more than 20,000 kids globally.
Shay, a 17-year-old high schooler from Menlo Park, California, was recently selected as one of the winners of the 2021 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds.
“Though I’ve impacted lots of kids, I won’t be satisfied until all children have the opportunity to play sports and get an education,” he said.
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