Inspire A Youth. Uplift A Community.

Raising funds for Ballin’ For Peace can be an uplifting experience. It’s a fun way to get friends, family and colleagues involved in a worthy community cause that offers positive alternative activities for at-risk youths that can effect their lives for years to come.
school fundraising

Be a part of the BFP campus fundraising program, designed specific for college level groups such as athletic teams, Greek organizations, campus clubs and student body organizations that are interested in changing the future of an at-risk youth while making a difference in the community.

online fundraising

This feature of our website is one of our 2015 goals and is currently in the planning stages. Please check back often and also check our social media sites for status updates and access to this area of our site. You may also wish to join our mailing list to receive updates via email.

About Ballin’ For Peace

Ballin’ For Peace-New Social Workers, a 501c3 non-profit organization, was formed to provide positive recreational activities for youth and adults in the community. NSW has hosted basketball programs, leagues, celebrity games and other entertaining events in the community since 1981. Our theme “Have a Ball without Drugs, Alcohol and Gang Violence” has been well received by several communities visited. Based in the Los Angeles area, Ballin’ For Peace provides workshops, employment opportunities, educational grants, scholarships, health care services and other programs for all ages. We partner with various read more

BFP In The News

Ryan Hicks Revamps Ballin' For Peace
Ballin' For Peace started as the Venice Beach tournament in 1979. Kenn I. Hicks founded the organization and brought street ball to the West Coast. Past athletes that have participated are Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers) and Gilbert Arenas (Washington Wizards). In 2007, his son Ryan Hicks picked up the reigns and re-energized the organization. read more

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