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North Brunswick Buddy Ball A NJ Non Profit Corporation

Stronger Together

aka North Brunswick Buddy Ball   |   North Brunswick, NJ   |  https://www.northbrunswickbuddyball.org/

Mission

North Brunswick Buddy Ball provides the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to participate in athletic activities that fosters inclusivity, celebrates personal growth and builds a supportive social network. It empowers individuals with a joy of sports, self-confidence, physical skills, and an opportunity to form lasting friendships with coaches, peers and the local community. It raises awareness of inclusive athletics and its importance for the special needs community and provides advocacy for the special needs community, accessibility for players, and volunteer engagement opportunities for peers with players in programs and activities.

Ruling year info

2023

Director

Steven Wen

Main address

293 Franklin Rd

North Brunswick, NJ 08902 USA

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EIN

93-3974583

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Buddy Ball Soccer Program

During the Spring and Fall, we provide an outdoor soccer-based program for our special needs players which focuses on individual and group soccer skills and individual motor skills. Our volunteers work with our players on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis, to provide our players with individualized help/guidance during our sessions.

We do group exercises and soccer skills, as well as station-based activities.

Population(s) Served
Young adults
People with intellectual disabilities
Children and youth
People with learning disabilities
People with physical disabilities

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback

Financials

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Operations

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North Brunswick Buddy Ball A NJ Non Profit Corporation

Board of directors
as of 01/26/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Steven Wen

Michael Rutkowski

Rebecca Wen

Juliana Miranda

Matthew Almeida

Luis Reyes

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/25/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian/Asian American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability