Fundraising

  • Meet our 2017 NYC Marathon Team!

    We are so lucky to have five amazing supporters running the 2017 NYC Marathon on November 5th to help raise money for Play Rugby USA: Rose Ellen, Jason, Ed, Jonah, and Matt! Read more about our incredible Team below and make a gift to help support them on their journey.   Rose Ellen, Brooklyn, NY […]

  • Fundraising Success in Wine Country!

    On Friday, September 15th, Nick and Yolyn Goldschmidt of Goldschmidt Vineyards generously opened their home and hosted a fundraiser for Play Rugby USA. It was a perfect Sonoma day with over 40 people in attendance to wine, dine and raise money so that we may provide programs for even more young people; helping them excel at school, […]

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    Ruggers Helping Others

    Those of us who are lucky enough to be a part of the rugby community know how truly special it is. Here at Play Rugby USA, we often find ourselves humbled by the outpouring of support from those who love the sport of rugby as much as we do. Recently, two members of the Play Rugby USA […]

  • Exclusive Winemakers Luncheon & Tasting

      This exclusive event in Sonoma County will benefit the sports-based youth development organization, Play Rugby USA, which is experiencing rapid growth on the West Coast. With programs in mostly underserved communities 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 […]

  • 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 […]