We Serve First

$15,385 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 151 people in 48 months

Together we can get these worthy kids to this once in a lifetime camp!

Hi everyone! We Serve First is at it again, with a new lofty goal to reach. Here we go!
Last summer, we sent three lucky athletes from right here in the Kiski Valley to Anaheim for Give it Back’s yearly camp staffed by National Team members and former Olympians. This summer, Give it Back is bringing that very same camp right here, to Moon High School, August 9th and 10th.
Knowing the value of this fine camp, We Serve First wants to send as many local kids as possible. I have set my goal at 20 athletes! That will require $6,000. Together, we can do this.
Here is how it will work. I am emailing local club and High School Coaches this afternoon. The will send me the name of one needy and worthy athlete. We will gather the names and then draw them from a hat to create an order. As we raise the needed funds, we will inform the coaches that their athlete will be paid for and will attend Give it Back’s camp! Every cent generated from now until camp starts will go towards this cause.
I have leaned heavily on my friends in this wonderful circle to do some pretty incredible things. Let’s do it again!!!
We Serve First and Give it Back!
Thank you for any support you can lend this cause!

How this all started...
Motivation to make something positive out of difficulty is the driving force behind We Serve First. On Feb. 22nd, my wife, Ellen Toy, lost her six plus year battle with Gastric Cancer. Ellen was a retired teacher and former volleyball coach at Kiski Area High School here in Western Pennsylvania.
     Cancer forced Ellen to give up teaching and coaching, but her courage in the face of what she went through was astounding. It is our wish to honor that courage with the formation of We Serve First.
                                   
"Flip the Coin and decide to SERVE, First!"

Tim Toy
We Serve First Foundation
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Hi everyone! We Serve First is at it again, with a new lofty goal to reach. Here we go!
Last summer, we sent three lucky athletes from right here in the Kiski Valley to Anaheim for Give it Back’s yearly camp staffed by National Team members and former Olympians. This summer, Give it Back is bringing that very same camp right here, to Moon High School, August 9th and 10th.
Knowing the value of this fine camp, We Serve First wants to send as many local kids as possible. I have set my goal at 20 athletes! That will require $6,000. Together, we can do this.
Here is how it will work. I am emailing local club and High School Coaches this afternoon. The will send me the name of one needy and worthy athlete. We will gather the names and then draw them from a hat to create an order. As we raise the needed funds, we will inform the coaches that their athlete will be paid for and will attend Give it Back’s camp! Every cent generated from now until camp starts will go towards this cause.
I have leaned heavily on my friends in this wonderful circle to do some pretty incredible things. Let’s do it again!!!
We Serve First and Give it Back!
Thank you for any support you can lend this cause!
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Hi there everyone. You haven’t heard from me for awhile. That is because everything has been running really smoothly, and we have been busy surprising athletes with opportunities to attend camps, clinics, and participate on club teams. We have supported the new CityStrong Club this past year, along with helping to send Meg Depold to the Deaf Olympics. Your contributions have been central in helping young athletes improve their game, and alter their course in life!
Why are you hearing from me today?
Well, I want to do something really special this summer, and honestly don’t want to totally break the bank!
I am sending three athletes and one coach to Anaheim to take part in “Give it Back’s” two day camp at the American Sports Center featuring the Women’s National Team as camp instructors!
It will be a chance of a lifetime opportunity to learn from the world’s best players and coaches in their home training facility!
Any donations will go towards this Volleyball pilgrimage and anything above that will be used for future “vollerships”...
No amount is too small! We need camp fees, airfare, hotel stays and a rental car!
This is the biggest thing we’ve ever done!!!
Help out if you can! Let’s get these kids and this coach to Cali!
More info on the athletes and coach to come! Stay tuned!!!
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Didn't want to let today's Giving Tuesday go by without thanking those who have been so supportive in We Serve First's first year of operation. It has been a year of unbelievable successes and heartbreaking loss, but through it all, supporters, both financial and personal have been inspiring me to move forward and continue the mission! Let's keep the "Serves" coming! #choosetoserve
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Didn't want to let today's Day of Giving Campaign go by without thanking those who have been so supportive in We Serve First's first year of operation. It has been a year of unbelievable successes and heartbreaking loss, but through it all, supporters, both financial and personal have been inspiring me to move forward and continue the mission! #choosetoserve
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Raised by 151 people in 48 months
Created May 14, 2015
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Laurence Kramer
26 days ago

I love the sport of volleyball and would hate to see people not participate because they can't afford it.

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Tony Wilson
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#madlove4mad Y’all keep making a difference! Love from the Wilsons in NC

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