FAQS

Yes. CHAMP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which means your donation may be tax deductible. Our EIN is 92-1328161.

CHAMP is a Non-Profit organization dedicated to mentoring the youth through a shared love for the game of basketball.

We facilitate locally organized open-gym basketball runs, attend basketball camps, life skills camps, high school, college and professional basketball games as a group and provide a structured system where CHAMP graduates and area professionals make a positive impact on their community through youth mentorship.

There are many ways you can help:

  • Volunteering: CHAMP relies on volunteers to carry out our mission and achieve our goals. You can offer your time and skills to help with events, programs, or administrative tasks.
  • Spreading the word: Share information about our mission, programs, and events with your friends and family, and on social media.
  • Donating equipment: If you have basketballs or basketball affiliated equipment to donate, we’d greatly appreciate it.
  • Participating in fundraising events: If you have event management and marketing experience, we would love to talk with you. CHAMP relies on fundraising events to raise money for our programs and services. You can participate in these events by attending, organizing, or sponsoring.
  • Advocating: Use your voice to advocate for CHAMP’s mission and causes. You can do this by writing letters to your representatives, signing petitions, and participating in public speaking opportunities.
  • Create a fundraiser or challenge: You can use your network and social media to raise funds for CHAMP.
Children ages 8 to 14
Yes! We encourage boys and girls to participate.

Make check payable to: CHAMP and send it to: P.O. Box 12221, Palm Desert, CA 92255 OR you can pay using ZELLE Pay by sending payment to; donations@champnonprofit.org. If you would like to submit a donation by way of another method, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via phone at 760-880-2336 or email at: sheila@champnonprofit.org

Sponsors can expect to receive some or all of the following:

  • Promotion on the CHAMP website
  • Social media promotion
  • Email recognition sent to CHAMP members
  • Gym signage
  • And more.