RIVERSIDE, NJ - To elicit community involvement for National Volunteer Month, Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Riverside Youth Athletic Association (RYAA) to help clean up their baseball fields ahead of the spring season. The monthly “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and volunteers are asked to serve along with the Senator from 10:00 am- 12:00 pm at the Whomsley Field located on American Legion Dr. in Riverside.
The Senator and the RYAA will need assistance cleaning and preparing the baseball fields for the spring season. Weeds, leaves, and debris must be removed and concession stand set-up is also needed. Anyone interested in volunteering can sign-up on the Senator’s website: https://www.senatorsingleton.com/cleaning_up_riverside_baseball_fields
“April is National Volunteer Month, a time when we can show our appreciation to our volunteers and encourage volunteerism. It is in this spirit that we are using this as an opportunity to help our friends in Riverside get ready for the spring and summer baseball season,” said Senator Singleton.
This event will be the Senator’s 16th “Serve with Singleton” community service project. Previous volunteer efforts included: working Burlington County Library System’s Makers Faire; painting the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, Community Options homes, and the Roebling VFW; clean-up days at Jacob’s Chapel Ministry Center, Strawbridge Lake, Providence House and Bordentown’s Senior Center; supply drives for UIH Family Partners and Tabernacle Baptist Church; lunch duty at the Beverly United Methodist summer program; setting-up Cinnaminson’s Relay for Life; building animal shelters with HousePaws; and volunteering at the Extended Hands Ministries homeless shelter.
The Riverside Youth Athletic Association runs recreational sports activities for Riverside youth. It believes that youth sports should prove to be fun and exciting for all players, families, and friends alike. It encourages all involved to play competitively, but at all times maintain the integrity of the Riverside Youth Athletic Association's Charter which simply stated is, "a place for parents and children to work and play together."