Bringing people together and inspiring children to be healthy and active through sport
St. Louis, Mo., July 1 2020 – Rapsodo, the sports data company known for helping athletes analyze real-time metrics to perfect their game, today announced that they will be donating more than $26k to Right To Play to help protect, educate, and empower children to rise above adversity using the power of play.
Right To Play is an international non-profit organization that empowers vulnerable children to overcome the effects of war, poverty, and disease around the world through play. The donation from Rapsodo will give kids access to quality education through sport and play-based programs.
“We believe sport has the power to unite and bring together people regardless of distance, beliefs or backgrounds,” said Batuhan Okur, founder and CEO of Rapsodo. “We are excited to have a positive impact on children and help provide them an opportunity to enjoy the games we love and to be healthy and active through sport.”
The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all families, businesses, communities, and way of life. Rapsodo believes times like these require action that unites and will be making nearly $80K in donations to charities during this time.
“On behalf of the board and staff at Right To Play, I would like to thank Rapsodo and their community of supporters for their very generous gift that will protect, educate, and empower the world’s most vulnerable children,” said Chelcey Remstad, National Director of Right to Play. “Rapsodo is giving kids access to quality education through our sport and play-based programs and remote initiatives. Rapsodo is also giving them the tools they need to stay healthy and safe. For that, we are most grateful and say thank you!”
We want to thank our customers for investing in themselves and our technology during these difficult times. This donation would not be possible if it weren’t for our customers,” said Okur.
For more information about Rapsodo’s charitable contributions visit, www.rapsodo.com/rapsodo-announces-$26-thousand-donation-to-right-to-play
Rapsodo develops data-driven sports technologies designed to empower athletes and coaches to cost-effectively analyze and improve their game. Rapsodo products are used by thousands of professional and collegiate teams, including all 30 MLB teams. Founded in 2010, the company developed the first affordable golf personal launch monitor, distributed in the USA under SkyTrak. The company continues to focus on delivering a variety of sport training and simulation technologies that allow users to better understand performance through reliable statistics. This ultimately translates into Rapsodo’s motto of “Measure to Master.” To learn more, visit Rapsodo.com.
About Right To Play
Right To Play is a global organization that protects, educates and empowers children to rise above adversity using play. By harnessing play, one of the most powerful and fundamental forces in a child’s life, we help 1.9 million children each week to stay in school, to stay healthy by preventing life-threatening diseases and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. Right To Play is the only global development organization focused exclusively on using play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease and inequality. Established in 2000, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has programs in 15 countries across Africa, Asia, th e Middle East , and North America.