AZDD Banked Track Roller Derby needs your help!

AZDD Inspire coaches young athletes into tomorrow's leaders! 

Inspire, also known as the Minor Assaults, is a young athlete roller derby team that practices in the Hall of Dames which houses the Arizona Derby Dames adult roller derby league. Through a mentorship program, our young athletes are able to skate alongside their adult role models and learn many valuable life lessons alongside playing banked track roller derby.

This year AZDD  began our 15th season of roller derby in our warehouse, called the Hall of Dames, just like previous seasons. Crowds on bout nights and practices every night of the week. In March, Covid swept across our nation impacting every single person in the US. We made the decision to close practices and bouts for the rest of our season leaving us without the income from hosting bouts as well as collecting dues from our skaters that were also impacted by the Covid crisis. This includes our Minor Assaults, Inspire, throughout the closures.

By now, we had hoped we could at a minimum resume practices for all teams and therefore attempt to create a new normal with creative ways to bring revenue back to our league. Unfortunately, that has not been the case. 

Roller Derby is special in that all our welcome to this sport. Regardless of how you got here, we have a place for you in our league. Many of us found roller derby in a time in our lives where we needed to rebuild not only our bodies, but our souls. For some of us, roller derby found us when we needed it the most. This sport is not only empowering but extremely beneficial on all fronts to our physical and mental well being. We are asking for your help to save our space for our Minor Assaults to continue their mentorship program as well as our adult league that uses the same facility to practice. It has been our home for 11 years and for some, the only safe space in their lives.

With your contribution we can keep our warehouse by covering the expenses associated with maintaining it throughout the duration of this pandemic.

In this warehouse, our young athletes, the Minor Assaults, skate alongside their adult role models.  
Check out the impact Inspire has had on the community Help us support this vision to save our space 

Thank you in advance for helping us keep banked track roller derby alive and for helping us #saveourspace!
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    • $10 
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    • $100 
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    • $10 
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    • $50 
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Fundraising team: AZDD #beyondthetrack Team (5)

Perla Rodriguez 
Raised $70 from 2 donations
Phoenix, AZ
Azdd Inspire 
Registered nonprofit
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Cari Frederick 
Team member
Raised $425 from 8 donations
Haleigh Williams 
Team member
Raised $95 from 4 donations
Elizabeth Brodman 
Team member
Raised $75 from 2 donations
Kimberly Weston 
Team member
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