Fundraising

  • Exclusive Winemakers Luncheon & Tasting

      This exclusive event in Sonoma County will benefit Play Rugby USA, which is experiencing rapid growth on the West Coast. With programs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Play Rugby USA will have a direct impact on over 2,000 young people in California this year alone. With the World Cup Sevens being hosted in San Fancisco […]

  • We’re Hiring – Senior Director of Development

    Play Rugby USA seeks an experienced and dynamic fundraising professional to serve as the Senior Director of Development. He/she will be responsible for ushering all aspects of development for the organization, with a primary focus on direct asks from foundations, individual donors up to $10k and event-based giving and sponsorships. Reporting to and working closely […]

  • Spring Gala Success!

    The Play Rugby USA Spring Gala, held on June 13th, was a smashing success – literally breaking all of our previous fundraising records! We are deeply grateful for the immense support in the room that evening, as over 250 guests cheered on our three amazing student athletes, Ariel, Susie, and Gio, and raised more than$248,500 to […]

  • A visit from the Australian Consul-General

    The Consul-General of Australia in New York, Nick Minchin, has been a great supporter of Play Rugby USA since his appointment in NYC a few years ago. Mr. Minchin has attended a few of Play Rugby USA’s larger events but wanted to observe how we run our after-school programs. We brought him up to visit a great […]

  • Support the 2017 AIG NYC Rugby Cup!

    On June 17, 2017 over 1000 youth rugby players, fans and volunteers will gather on Randall’s Island for the 10th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup, the largest flag rugby event on the East Coast! This event provides a chance for youth in Play Rugby USA’s NY programs to compete with their team and showcase the […]

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    Play Rugby USA Gala, June 13th

    The Play Rugby USA Spring Gala is just around the corner! This year’s event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13th and we’ll be returning to the spectacular venue, CURRENT, Pier 59 at Chelsea Piers. The evening will feature a VIP reception, exceptional networking, award winning food, custom cocktails and exclusive silent and live auction items. […]

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    Casino and Poker Night Fundraising Success!

    Last weekend, we hosted the 6th Annual Casino and Poker Night Fundraiser, benefiting the Oakland Warthogs, empowered by Play Rugby USA! Thanks to all of our generous sponsors and attendees, it was the most successful one yet. The money raised will cover costs for the upcoming season and allow us to continue our efforts to […]

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    Join Us in Las Vegas!

    Are you planning your trip to Las Vegas for USA Sevens next month? If so, we hope you’ll come out and support Play Rugby USA. There are lots of opportunities to get involved…hope to see you there! USA Sevens 2017 Charity Golf Classic Scrumble Play Rugby USA, along with the Atlas Foundation and US Rugby […]

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    The CODP is Headed to Vegas!

    In 2016, Play Rugby USA announced its designation by the United States Olympic Committee as America’s first Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) for Rugby, giving the organization an opportunity to offer a formal pathway to support exceptional athletes in achieving their potential, no matter their background! The purpose of the CODP is to immerse players […]