Ready, Set, Gold! (RSG!), a non-profit organization that promotes physical activity and healthy eating by pairing Olympians and Paralympians to over 50 LAUSD schools, and our sponsors at Samsung are proud to recognize Donte for his achievements for the 2016-2017 school year. Donte is a 5th grade student at ICEF Innovation Charter in Los Angeles, which is one of the schools RSG! is partnered … [Read more...] about RSG! Recognizes ICEF Student
Ready, Set, Gold! congratulates Mulholland Middle School for being awarded the Riding for Focus grant for the 2017-18 school year. The grant is provided by The Specialized Foundation, which uses cycling as a tool for children to achieve academic and social success. The aim of Riding For Focus is to integrate cycling into physical education curriculum as a means to help students improve … [Read more...] about Mulholland Middle School Awarded Grant
May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month -- a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, youth need 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. In addition to physical health benefits, regular activity provides cognitive health benefits as well. Research shows that when children are … [Read more...] about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
Ready, Set, Gold! recently conducted its end-of-(school) year evaluation at the LA ’84 Foundation and a turnout of more than 30 people – which included Olympians, Paralympians and teachers – participated in our best program ever! First, RSG! Chairman John Naber (swimming ’76) offered up his always-insightful thoughts on L.A.’s bid prospects for the 2024 Games. Attendees then got a … [Read more...] about RSG! Wraps Up Another Outstanding Year
The Foundation for Global Sports Development has become a major sponsor of the non-profit Ready, Set, Gold! program and will increase its support for the program with a $75,000 grant for the 2017-18 academic year. Ready, Set, Gold! arranges for Olympic and Paralympic athletes to visit schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District to educate students about the importance of … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges $75K to Ready, Set, Gold!
Later this week, Channel 4 will be reporting on the remarkable mother-daughter team of Rosalyn Clark and her 22-year-old daughter Breanna. Rosalyn, who just completed her 9th year in the Ready, Set, Gold! program, was a silver medalist in the 4x400m relay at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Some 40 years later, Breanna won gold at the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, also running the … [Read more...] about KNBC 4 to Profile the Clarks