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Connecting Communities: Neiman’s Elephant

Two months after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, I traveled there with a local Haitian pastor to see the damage and bring back opportunities to help. During that week, I got to know the pastor’s brother who lived in Haiti, and in the evenings we would talk, because there ...

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Pickup Changed the Course of Teammate’s Life

Five miles from the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, on the southern shore of the Dominican Republic, Anthony Linarez was born to a mother who made sure he never missed a meal, and a father he wouldn't meet until 14 years later. San Cristobal, a city a little smaller ...

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Pickup the Ball Sponsors Basketball Tournament in Haiti

For the second year in a row, Pickup the Ball has teamed with Haiti Bible Mission to bring the biggest tournament of the year to Jérémie, Haiti.  Our logo is featured prominently at the court, reminding the people of Jérémie of our strong bond. In 2014, the Tournament was held in ...

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Media Training Opportunity Embraced

David Phipps of Elite Broadcasting Network met with Teammates at the Crossover Youth Center to discuss opportunities in the field of broadcasting for athletic events.  Teammates got to experience interviewing and being interviewed, and saw other aspects of what goes into broadcasting a game.  These Teammates will get the opportunity to ...

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News-Press Reports on Police Forum

The News-Press reported on the event jointly sponsored by the Lee County Sheriff's Office and Pickup the Ball.  Thanks to the News-Press for an excellent story!  See the story online, or in a pdf format.

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