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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Youth Centers & Clubs

Mission: See schedule o. - to provide a safe and fun environment for children during recreational and athletic activities - foster positive interactions between police officers and youth - help keep children out of trouble and focused on becoming good citizens

Programs: Since its inception the police athletic league has provided opportunities for children in the community to participate in positive, wholesome sports, recreational, and extracurricular activities - providing thousand of children between the ages of 5 and 21 with an alternative to life on the streets. Pal hopes to divert children from negative influences and enhance a child's individual self-esteem, discipline, and actualization. Pal coach's help provide good role models for the children to interact with as they develop into adulthood. Cleveland pal sponsors many sport activities throughout the year including: football, boxing, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and others. The vast majority of pal kids come from minority and low income families. Over 3,000 children partipated in these activities in for the year ended may 31, 2014.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

I have been involved with Cleveland PAL for more than a decade and still find myself amazed by the tireless efforts Sergeant Kumazec, the Executive Director, puts into getting the most benefit for kids out of our budget. He is amazing and he is what makes Cleveland PAL a treasure in our community.

Review from Guidestar