Staten Island little league offers Baseball and Softball programs for boys and girls aged 4-12 in addition they offer a “Challenger Division”. This is a sanctioned little league program for mentally and physically challenged youth, helping them enjoy the full benefits of little league participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities. Staten Island little currently have over five hundred children enrolled in each of their programs.
The Staten Island Little League complex was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Estimates place the damage to their complex in excess of 1.5 million dollars with no insurance coverage available. The baseball equipment room was also flooded, ruining all equipment, baseballs and uniforms.
|Honda Donation Helps Preserve Baseball and Softball Season for Staten Island Little League|
On opening day, Honda gifted the Staten Island Little League with a ceremonial check and hosted several fundraising events in an effort to increase community awareness. The additional money raised through these events will help replace damaged scoreboards and field lighting plus fund other needs throughout the season.