You Can Help Support The IYFL – Donate Now!
IYFL Is A Non-Profit Community Program
The Board of Directors of the Indoor Youth Football League (IYFL) are asking Tacoma to step up and support programs that reduce violence and give alternatives to at-risk youth and young adults.
Now, you will have the opportunity to help the Indoor Youth Football League expand its successful youth indoor football program by making a donation to support the purchase of a jersey, pay a referee for a game, reserve a field or support another part of the program.
How Can You Help The IYFL?
With the ambitious goal of raising $50,000 before the start of 2014 season, the Indoor Youth Football League needs to come a long way in a short time, and your support today will make all the difference.
Check out the options on the right side of the page to see how you can help, either by becoming a “FAN,” an “MVP,” a “COACH,” or by giving a custom donation. At the individual donor level, each donation will have a tangible benefit to the youth participants league participants.
How The IYFL Helps Our Youth…
Youth sports programming like our indoor football program have a proven impact on providing youth with alternatives to drugs, gangs, and violence, and the $50,000 raised will go toward funding a spring indoor football season and year-round youth development programs.
The $50,000 needed for the 2014 season will open up an additional 160 opportunities for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The league’s official season will operate from January through June. The league’s development programs will run year-round.
IYFL Development Programs Make A Difference
These development programs will improve the health, wellness and self-confidence of our youth by introducing them to strength and conditioning, as well as speed and agility training. These training programs are long-term development programs which teach our youth goal-setting, discipline and responsibility.
The development programs also provide our youth positive role models and leaders by giving them the opportunity to receive coaching and mentorship from our local high school football coaches through the league’s football skills academy.
Donations to support our fundraising goal will ensure a substantial expansion that doubles the total number of hours of youth football programming provided by the Indoor Youth Football League year-round.
Help Us Fight Childhood Obesity!
In addition to providing youth with alternatives to drugs, gangs, and violence, the IYFL believes in combating the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.
Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. The numbers are even higher in African American and Hispanic communities, where nearly 40% of the children are overweight or obese.
You Can Help The IYFL Change Lives…
If we don’t teach our children how to eat well and stay active, one third of all children born in 2000 or later will suffer from diabetes at some point in their lives. Many others will face chronic obesity-related health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and asthma.
The IYFL will provide a comprehensive program dedicated to fighting childhood obesity so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. By using football as a platform to introduce strength and conditioning, as well as nutritional training, we can put children on the path to a healthy future during the early years.
Donate Now to the Indoor Youth Football League!
A real difference can be made in the lives of our youth by giving parents helpful information, fostering environments that support healthy choices, and keeping our children active. Your involvement is key to ensuring a healthy future for our children.
Help us build young leaders on and off the field, Tacoma.