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Miracle League

Goodwill NCW is proud to be home to three Miracle League organizations in our 35-county region: in the Fox Valley, Manitowoc and Chippewa Valley.

 

Miracle League of the Fox Valley

Miracle League of the Fox Valley is a program based on the principal that Every Child Deserves a Chance to Play Baseball.  The Miracle League gives children with disabilities between the ages of 4 and 19 the opportunity to play baseball in an organized, non-competitive league on a safe, accessible baseball field with a synthetic surface.  In addition to the importance of being able to play baseball, the Miracle League is also about making new friends, building self-esteem, and being treated just like other kids.

Field Address:

1620 E. Witzke Blvd.
Appleton, WI 54911

Contact: Lisa Robbins

Phone: (920) 733-3761

Mailing Address:
1800 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI 54952

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Miracle League of the Lakeshore

Miracle League of the Lakeshore is a program based on the principal that Every Child Deserves a Chance to Play BaseballThe Miracle League gives children with disabilities between the ages of 4 and 19 the opportunity to play baseball in an organized, non-competitive league on a safe, accessible baseball field with a synthetic surface.  In addition to the importance of being able to play baseball, the Miracle League is also about making new friends, building self-esteem, and being treated just like other kids.

Field Address:

1840 S. 35th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Contact: Laura Ziemer

Phone: (920) 905-3761

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 232
Manitowoc, WI 54221

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Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley

Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley became a Goodwill program in January 2016 and is based on the principal that Every Child Deserves a Chance to Play BaseballThe Miracle League gives children with disabilities between the ages of 4 and 19 the opportunity to play baseball in an organized, non-competitive league on a safe, accessible baseball field with a synthetic surface.  In addition to the importance of being able to play baseball, the Miracle League is also about making new friends, building self-esteem, and being treated just like other kids.

Field Address:

The exact location and cost of the specialized field in Eau Claire will be determined soon, with play to begin in late spring/early summer of 2017.

A steering committee and capital campaign committee have been formed in the Chippewa Valley, but more input is welcome.

To volunteer for the steering committee or capital campaign committee or to get involved in another way, leave a message on the league’s Facebook page: search for The Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley.

 

Contact: Amy Standiford

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As a not-for-profit human services organization, Goodwill NCW uses the revenue from our stores to fund a wide variety of innovative programs and services that serve north central Wisconsin communities. In many cases, we collaborate with community partners, who also bring resources to the cause.


Some of these programs create jobs, offer training, and match assistive technology to those who need it. Others address financial, educational, developmental or diversity issues. All make our communities better places in which to live.