Dell Rapids Baseball Association Makes Donation

DellRapidsBaseballDonationThe Dell Rapids Baseball Association was able to make a donation of older, used baseball equipment to an organization that gives the equipment to kids in Nicaragua.  The organization is called “Helping Kids Round First” and was founded by Craig Severtson of Flandreau.  Jay Bentz, Dell Rapids PBR manager/player, is a board member of the organization.  Other board members include Bill Nibbelink, Sam Gotham, Tim Huber, Brian Relf, and Gretta Melsted.

Every year the organization brings baseball and softball equipment and provides instruction to the youth in rural Nicaraguan communities.

The Dell Rapids Baseball Association was able to provide a small donation of used helmets, bats, equipment bags, hats, uniforms, and other items that will be given to the youth.

More information about “Helping Kids Round First” can be found by visiting their website at

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“Helping Kids Round First” in Need of Donations

HelpingKidsRoundFirstCraig Severtson of Flandreau founded an organization called “Helping Kids Round First”.  His organization helps out kids from the poorest country in Central America, Nicaragua.  He takes donated baseball equipment to aid the children.  It is the kids only ray of sunshine.

He is going to Nicaragua in about ten days and needs four more units to fill a container (40,000 lbs.).  He is asking for ANY baseball or softball items that you can donate.  It can be equipment or uniforms, shoes etc. whether used or new.

If you have anything to donate you can bring it to Dell Rapids Middle School office.

You can go to Severtson’s website for more information.

Thank you for your consideration.

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