On Saturday, September 6, the 2014-15 Action Team program officially got underway when more than 50 high school students from the Denver, Colorado area came together at a downtown hotel to attend one of two regional training sessions. The second training session will be held in New York’s Citi Field on Saturday, September 13.
Over the past four weeks, Major League baseball players have used this space to share their tips on time management, setting goals, getting organized and developing sound study habits. This week, we’re going to bring the series to a close with Colorado Rockies pitcher LaTroy Hawkins sharing his thoughts on why it’s important to “Get Involved.”
It’s August and for high school students across the country that can only mean one thing: the start of another school year is right around the corner. Well, we’re going to help make that transition easier for you this year by offering some weekly back to school tips.
With the new school year approaching that means we are just a few weeks shy of a brand new Action Team year! Let’s throw it back to 2009 with our #TBT 2009 Action Team PSA featuring Major Leaguers Curtis Granderson, Jake Peavy and Shane Victorino.
Porter Washington, Action Team captain from Thornton Academy, received the York County Spirit of Service Award
The United Way of York County Maine has recognized one of our own for his outstanding commitment to community service. Porter Washington, an Action Team captain from Thornton Academy, an active member of our team for the past two years, recently received the United Way’s Youth Spirit of Service Award.
You’re invited to join Major League baseball players and Volunteers of America as we recruit and train thousands of high school students to make an impact in the lives of their neighbors in need.
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There is no surprise why so many high school students want in on the Action Team national youth volunteer program. When you join the Action Team, you’ll be joining forces with thousands of students and Major League baseball players who are all dedicated and passionate about getting involved in causes close to their hearts and important to their communities.
From New York to Maui, California to Japan, the Action Team Captains are making great strides this year with all of their hard work, enthusiasm, and dedication to volunteerism.
Each year, Action Team Captains high schools around the world dedicate their time to serving their communities and inspiring others to do the same. From running successful food drives to visiting the elderly at local nursing homes, and working with their local Special Olympics teams Action Team Captains are constantly lending a helping hand to those in need.