NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kids in the Game LLC (KING), a sports-based youth development organization focused on school programming, summer camps, and youth travel teams, announced that it has acquired Fit4Life NYC, a youth organization focused on sports, creative movement, and physical education programs for charter schools in underserved communities. Together, the organizations serve over 20,000 NYC youth annually across 50+ schools across Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx.
“By joining forces with KING, the possibilities and opportunities are limitless, said Maurelhena Walles, Execute Director of Fit4Life NYC. “Through our programs, services and genuine love for the work we do, day in and out, I am confident we will have a greater impact on the youth, families and communities we serve. We’re looking forward to this next chapter and building a tremendous organization.”
“Our acquisition of Fit4Life NYC allows us to further our mission to make a real, measurable impact on the health and future of NYC youth,” said Matt Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Kids in the Game. “We found that our teams had a tremendous amount in common, and the acquisition will make it possible for us to reach new neighborhoods, expand our programming, and deepen our leadership team. We look forward to working with Maurelhena and her team to give all NYC kids the opportunity to be active, healthy, and have access to positive coaches. ”
The acquisition is effective February 1st, 2018. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Kids in the Game (KING):
Kids in the Game (KING), based in New York, is a leading provider of sports based youth development programs, including summer camps, travel teams, after-school enrichment, recess support programs and physical education. KING believes in the power of sports, positive coaching, and healthy habits to empower youth.
About Fit 4 Life NYC:
Fit 4 Life NYC is committed to supporting schools, non-profit organizations and under-served communities in creating healthy and active environments. Based in NYC, Fit 4 Life NYC provides comprehensive school day and enrichment programs, professional development workshops, and traditional and non-traditional sports.