YORK, Pa.—Rutter’s announced it will donate $50,000 to local youth sports leagues and teams through its Youth Sports League Donation Giveaway, according to a news release. Rutter’s Children’s Charities will be selecting 100 youth sports leagues and teams to receive $500 for use toward uniforms, equipment, travel expenses and other needs.
The donation giveaway is open through April 21, 2022. At the conclusion of the submission period, Rutter’s will review applications and select 100 winners. Each selected recipient will receive a $500 donation.
“We’re excited to help encourage kids and young adults, to go out and be active this year through sports,” said Chris Hartman, president of Rutter’s Children’s Charities. “After a couple difficult years, due to the pandemic, we thought this would be a great way to support our local community and youth sports teams. We can’t wait to see the results.”
Rutter’s holds several fundraising events and programs throughout the year as a way for employees, suppliers and customers to participate in charitable giving in their communities. Annual fundraising events include Rutter’s Children’s Charities Golf Outing, Vote With Your Dollars, Rutter’s charity cannister program and Secret Santa program. These fundraising dollars, along with Rutter’s corporate charitable contributions, are used to help local charities with specific needs or projects throughout the year.
Rutter’s and Rutter’s Children’s Charities raised more than $1,000,000 in total charitable donations in 2021.