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Hy-Vee/Sanford Health Legends Raises $145,000 In 2012

July 12, 2012, 6:32 PM by Matt Holsen

Hy-Vee/Sanford Health Legends Raises $145,000 In 2012
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Hy-Vee Foods and Sanford Health will give back $145,000 to local football teams and youth athletic organizations in the region as a result of this year’s Legends events, officials from both organizations announced Thursday.

The 2012 amount brings the money raised by the Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends grant program to an eight-year total of $958,000.

The goal of the Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends program is to provide a learning opportunity for young student-athletes to grow and be inspired in the world of sports by providing different sporting clinics and camps.  Each year, celebrity athletes who represent the Legends goals--quality, integrity and character--are brought to Sioux Falls.

Nearly 5,000 participated in 2012 Legends events:

Event Attendance in 2012

·           Free Legends Clinics (8)                          2,000

·           Soccer Camp                                        69

·           Celebrity FB Camp                                 624

·           Kids Triathlon                                        206

·           Legends Banquet                                  890

·           Campers Award Banquet (FB)                  735

·           Legends Golf Tournament                       368

·           Total Individuals Touched                       4,892

This year’s $145,000 will be divided in half to support the football camp grant program (high school teams who supported the Celebrity Football Camp) and the free sports clinics grant program (youth athletic organizations).

Grant Application Process & Important Dates: (Youth Athletic Organization)    

Aug. 17, 2012          Grant Applications are ON-LINE at www.legendsforkids.com

Oct. 8, 2012            Grant Application Deadline

Nov. 5, 2012           Grants will be awarded on or before

April 22, 2013          Grant Award Winners MUST be submitted proper documentation (invoices) for payment prior to this date.

Grant Process: (Football Camp)

            (Football Camp Attendance – 624)

Each high school team which had a minimum of seven players participate in the football camp will be entered into the high school campers’ pool.   From there, each team/program will receive a specific amount back to their football program per player for each student-athlete registered at the camp under their school’s name.

The football camp partner, Augustana, will also receive a grant based on its participation, camp leadership, coaching staff and use of its wonderful facility.
 

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legend Event Dates – June 13-25, 2013

                Event Name                             2013 Dates

                Legends Banquet                        June 13

                Legends Golf Tournament            June 14

                Legends Free Sports Clinics         June 14-15

                IronKids Triathlon                       June 15            

                Celebrity Football Camp              June 23-25

 

 

Courtesy: Tim Gerszewski, Sanford Health

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