4Thirteen Athletics

4Thirteen Athletics is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization established to increase the confidence and physical activity of youth and individuals with special needs including physical, intellectual, and social impairments through the fundamentals of sports.


We exist to provide a safe and welcoming environment for youth and individuals with special needs. Our team seeks to expand horizons! Research shows that youth are open to new experiences when they have skills, knowledge, and emotional support. Our program teaches basic fundamentals to build confidence

To continue to support 4Thirteen participants, we need the support of many to maintain activities and materials such as:

  • Volunteers to assist in sports camps, games, educational seminars
  • Gymnasiums (church, recreation centers, or sports facilities) to use for events
  • Sports equipment such as basketballs, soccer balls, jump ropes, team jerseys to be used for leagues basketball camps and sport classes
  • Monetary/In-Kind Donations

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Our Goals

  • Host affordable athletic camps and classes
  • Provide a semi-competitive sporting event for children with special needs
  • Offer mentoring sessions to all participants
  • Continue our therapeutic recreational activities for adults with special needs
  • And continued support!