Vision Statement: “You can discover more about a person in one hour of play than in a year of conversation.”- Plato
480 Cares Inc
Established in 2019, inspired to improve the sports access gap for the underprivileged youth in montgomery county and to provide quality youth services and projects to increase positivity in the local community
a non-profit organization dedicated to culturally providing youth & teens with supervised, fundamental learning experiences in a sports and enrichment program settings. 480 CARES always focuses on the positive, fun aspects of learning, enabling each youth to enjoy the instruction and develop both their aptitude and self-confidence, leadership, health & wellness, academic success, and life value that each minute that matters.
“WHERE EVERY YOUTH & MINUTE MATTERS”
A- ATTRACTING & ACCEPTING
R- RELATIONSHIPS TO
S- SOCIETY’S YOUTH THROUGH SPORTS & SERVICES
providing positive youth development, social & emotional and academic supports to minority male students at Gaithersburg Middle School
is to support and engage emerging young men & women to be successful both on and off the playing field. At 480 CARES, safety & fun are taken seriously, but participation, effort, and good sportsmanship are emphasized over and above winning. Participants discover the importance of every minute matters.
Sports with a Message
an intramural program during the school day that focuses on character building, sportsmanship, positive leadership development, and positive group and self identity versus the traditional competitive scoreboard to build school engagement and improved school climate for all.