1. Travel to Tiraspol, Moldova to assist their Little League baseball development. There is one Ukrainian school playing baseball, will assist them.
2. March 15, speak to various Mayors of smaller cities in Ukraine about starting a meaningful softball program to give teenagers an organized after school program to battle unsavory distractions. Special thanks to the US - Ukraine Foundation.
3. Host First Ever Ukraine Little League Presidents meeting on March 16. Directors of internats (orphanages are invited) Their travel costs will be picked up by Ukraine LL. Care to help? I need financial support. Thanks. In 2006 there were 25 chartered LL programs in Ukraine, most in Europe. 12 programs were from orphanages.
4. Spend 5 days in the Crimea supporting LL programs in Symferopil and conducting baseball clinics in Kerch, brand new program. Looking to visit other orphanages in the Crimea.
5. Will travel to Lutsk, Ostroh (orphanage for deaf children) and Rivne to support their growing sports program.
We need financial help to make all this possible.
Please help by making a donation on the sports souvenir page or buying a t-shirt or badge!
I appreciate your comments, recommendations of new orphanages or schools to accept the Little League baseball and softball program
PS Stories of my work in Ukraine have appeared often in THE UKRAINIAN WEEKLY