Saturday, May 20, 2023
Scantic Valley Branch YMCA
45 Post Office Park, Wilbraham
Play Volleyball, Create Happy Experiences for Foster Kids!
Proceeds raised through this event will benefit the MaryAnne’s Kids Fund at CHD, a resource that helps kids and teens in our care pursue their interests and prepare for important life events.
How to Participate
- Register to Play: Pre-registration for this event is required. Use the online Registration Form below to register as an individual player or up to 9 players.
- Per player registration fee: $35
- Set Up a Fundraising Page to raise donations from friends, family and colleagues for the MaryAnne’s Kids Fund at CHD. This special resource gives kids served in CHD’s foster and residential programs the opportunity to pursue their interests and prepare for important life events. From learning to play a musical instrument, to playing on a sports team, going to summer camp, purchasing a prom dress, completing a GED, or paying for driver’s education, your donations help create positive experiences for our kids!
Every player who raises a minimum of $50 will receive a free tournament
T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the top two fundraisers!
Click Here to Start Fundraising
Members of the public can support this charity event by visiting the MaryAnne’s Kids Campaign page on Just Giving and making a direct donation. There will also be seating available at the tournament if non-players wish to attend to cheer on their friends.
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2023
7:30 a.m.: Player check-in
8:00 a.m.: Tournament begins
Age requirement: 18+
This is a coed, social tournament whose goal is to raise money for the MaryAnne’s Kids Fund at CHD. Players of all skills levels are welcome to participate.
Players have the opportunity to enter a team affiliation on the Registration Form if multiple players wish to play together. Individuals can also register as free agents to be assigned to a team by the Tournament Coordinator.
Each tournament game will be timed. The winner of a game is determined by the team with the most points at the end of the game period.
Each team will have three opportunities to play. The teams with the best records will make it to playoffs with a chance to win overall.
Basic rules and a tournament day game schedule will be shared with registered players and teams prior to the tournament date.
About the MaryAnne’s Kids Fund
This special fund was established at CHD in honor and memory of MaryAnne Sadak, a local woman who devoted her life to fostering children and teens in the state’s care. Financed completely by charitable donations, proceeds from the MaryAnne’s Kids Fund are used to help kids served in CHD’s foster and residential programs the opportunity to pursue their interests and prepare for important life events. Those interests have included learning to play a musical instrument, playing on a sports team, going to summer camp, purchasing a prom dress, completing a GED, or paying for driver’s education.