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Gear for Goals hosts sports gear collection drive with Glenbrook North.

Children of Kenya eager to receive sports gear from youth charity Gear for Goals.
Children of Kenya eager to receive sports gear from youth charity Gear for Goals.
Dreamweaver International

Youth charity Gear for Goals (G4G), based in Northbrook, is teaming together with Glenbrook North High School’s Jr. Spartan football program to host a spring sports gear collection drive to benefit underprivileged kids in Chicago and overseas.

The event is led by G4G’s Executive Director Dr. Warren Bruhl and will be held during the Junior Spartan spring clinics from March 31 through April 3 and April 7 through 10 from 7:00 -8:30 pm at Glenbrook North High School’s field house located at 2300 Shermer Northbrook, IL 60062. To participate, athletes of Junior Spartans and community members are invited to bring new and used sports gear and musical instruments to the Glenbrook North High School field house during the camp.

G4G/Glenbrook North Jr. Spartan Spring Sports Gear Collection Drive Event Info
Dates: March 31-April 3 & April 7-10 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glenbrook North High School Field House located at 2300 Shermer Road Northbrook, IL 60062

Donations will bring arts, sports and hope to inner city children in need who participate with the Police Athletic League of Chicago. The Police Athletic League is a non-profit program nationally recognized for providing coaching and mentoring to some of the most at risk children in the country as well as underserved children overseas. For information about the Police Athletic League, visit

Gear for Goals Executive Director Dr. Warren Bruhl states, "I anticipate a huge turnout for this event as families dig out from the Winter and want to clean out their garages and basements."

Dr. Bruhl added, "Many people have followed and discovered the good work our charity is doing locally and around the world and they want to help and we are thankful for every donation. 'Sport equals hope equals opportunity' is what we have come to see when we bring sports gear to kids in need."

There are children locally and around the world who do not have access to sports gear and musical instruments to fuel their dreams, hopes, and opportunities. You can make a difference! Donate to the G4G/Glenbrook North Spring Sports Gear Drive and help give them hope!

Suggested items to donate include baseball gloves, helmets, balls, bats, soccer balls, basketballs, uniforms, nets, cones, cleats, shin guards, hockey sticks as well as jump ropes, hackey sacks and frisbees. Also accepting guitars, violins and harmonicas as well as more. For a full list of needed items, visit

To learn more about the effort and ways you can help, contact Gear for Goals’ Executive Director Dr. Warren Bruhl at 847-869-2031 or via email at

For information about the Glenbrook North Jr. Spartans Football program, visit or contact David Labunski via email at

Gear for Goals is a partner project of Dreamweaver International, a 501c(3) organization located in the United States that provides education, healthcare, and humanitarian aid to the people of the Rift Valley of Kenya. Gear for Goals' Vision is to see every child in the world have the opportunity to play, compete, and enjoy sport through equal access to necessary equipment and instruction. Follow Gear for Goals on Facebook at

Dreamweaver International’s G4G charity project continues to impact the lives of children in Chicagoland and Internationally and has to date provided over 30,000 children in 15 countries with hope and opportunity art and sport provides. To make a cash donation to support the effort, visit

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