02/17/2020

NBC Washington: Helping Needy Kids Play Sports

A video feature on Leveling the Playing Field from 2016

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02/17/2020

Poor kids can’t afford $300 baseball bats. This incredible warehouse solves that.

The lack of funding for youth sports has challenged parents, coaches and league officials around the country, especially those in cities and rural areas. Youth sports advocates say budget struggles, pricey equipment and the high cost of elite travel teams are leaving behind children with ability but not cash.

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02/17/2020

Price of bats and sticks keeps some kids off the field

Nonprofit group gives away equipment so kids from all backgrounds can play. A Feature on Leveling the Playing Field from the Washington Post’s Kids Post.

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02/17/2020

Max Levitt, CNN Hero!

CNN featured our founder, Max Levitt, as a CNN Hero for his work to ensure every child has the opportunity to reap the mental and physical benefits of participating in youth sports

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10/29/2019

Get Up DC gives $1000 to Leveling the Playing Field

WUSA 9’s Get Up DC in partnership with Eastern’s Automotive Groups gives $1000 to Leveling the Playing Field. Founder, Max Levitt, is interviewed about the organization.

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08/15/2019

ULYFL Helps Collect Sports Equipment Donations

The Upper Loudoun Youth Football League partnered with Leveling the Playing Field to collect used sporting equipment to be distributed to students in and around Washington DC.

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05/24/2019

Max Levitt Interviewed by Righteous Crowd

Founder, Max Levitt, is interviewed by Righteous Crowd about his work in founding LPF.

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09/12/2018

Ravens Foundation, Inc. Announces New Charitable Partnerships

The Baltimore Ravens have announced an official charitable partnership with Leveling the Playing Field.  The partnership will bring free sports equipment to students in and around Baltimore.

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03/02/2018

Shutout: Inequality In Access To D.C. Youth Sports

Leveling the Playing Field is comparable to a food bank, where organizations that pass an initial application and site visit are welcome to visit their warehouse to routinely pick out sports gear.

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10/26/2017

Equipping More Kids for On-The-Field Success

In 2011, Levitt decided to make his college dream a reality. He started Leveling the Playing Field, a nonprofit that he describes as a “food bank for sports equipment.” In 2013, he quit his job to run the organization full time.

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