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Flying Squirrels Charities

 Flying Squirrels Charities Mission Statement

The Purpose: To Partner and connect the Flying Squirrels Brand with the Greater Richmond Community in an effort to optimize results from fun and versatile fundraising campaigns to benefit the Richmond community. The Initial focus of Flying Squirrels Charities has been deemed "Renovating Richmond's Recreation" an impactful community project designed to renovate 14 Richmond City youth baseball facilities. Renovating Richmod's Recreation is intended to create safe, community-minded spaces that are dedicated to Richmond's youth. For additional information or to make a donation please contact Megan Angstadt

 


The Phases and Goals of "Renovating Richmond's Recreation"

 

Phase 1 ($150,000) - Build 28 dugouts on 14 designated baseball fields in Richmond
Phase 2 ($175,000) - Improve these same playing fields
Phase 3 ($200,000) - Develop Henderson Complex into a Little League Complex including the concessions building
Phase 4 ($225,000) - Recover and renovate unused fields as demands dictate

 


The Initial 14 Fields For Renovating Richmond's Recreation

 

Field Renovation List

Bellmeade - 1800 Lynhave Ave.
    
Bill Robinson - 701 N. 37th St.

Blackwell - 16th & Everett St.
(Dugouts Completed Fall 2016
   Infield Renovation completed Fall 2016)

Fairfield - 2300 Cool Ln
(Undergoing Renovations in 2017)

Fonticello/Carter Jones - 28th & Bainrbidge St.

G.H. Reid - 1301 Whitehead Rd.

Gillies Creek Park - 4425 Williamsburg Rd.

Hotchkiss - 701 E. Brookland Park Blvd
(Renovations completed Summer 2015)

Humphrey Calder - 414 N Thompson St.

Mary Scott - 500 Akron Street

Powhatan - 5051 Northampton Ave.
(Undergoing Renovations in 2017)

Summer Hill - 2717 Alexander Ave.

Westover - 1301 Jahnke Rd.
(Renovations Completed Summer 2015)

Whitcomb - 2100 Sussez St.

 

Renovations of several fields are already underway. Some have been completed.  The renovations begin with the contrruction of dugouts in conjunction with Barton Malow, Richmond Raceway Cares and  Henrico County Vocational/Technical Schools. 

 


 

Flying Squirrels Charities Annual Fundraisers

 

Turn Left Golf Classic 

Hot Stove Banquet

Jersey Auctions 

Field of Dreams Festival

Nutyz's Funn Run & 5K 

 

 


The Flying Squirrels were nominated for the 2017 John H. Johnson President's Award, in part due to the work of Flying squirrels Charities. The President's Award, Minor League Baseball's top award, is presented annually to honor the complete baseball franchise -- based on franchise stability, contributions to league stability, contributions to baseball in the community, and promotion of the baseball industry.