Rico's Get Better Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   31 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Sports

Location: 11664 National Boulevard., Suite 424 Los Angeles CA 90064 USA

Mission: Inspiring greatness in youth through sports, art, technology, and education.
Target demographics: inspire greatness in youth through sports, art, technology and education.
Direct beneficiaries per year: inspire over 200 youth in the greater Los Angeles area
Geographic areas served: Metropolitan Inner-Cities Within the United States
Programs: Rico's Get Better League, The Get Better After School Art Program, East L.A. Sports Scene, Get Better Entrepreneurial Program
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EIN 32-0250496
(855) GET-BTTR
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Rating: 5 stars  

Rico's Get Better Foundation is an excellent youth development organization with a focus on education and life skills. Ive acted as a participating sponsor of the Basketball, Education and Life Skills (BELS) clinic. I've also known the organizations founder, Rico Cabrera, for many years and can attest to his diligence and committment to positively impacting the lives of young student atheletes. Although the Get Better Foundation is based in Los Angeles, their influence has extended well across the country. I currently live in New York and was excited when I heard that Rico was bringing his basketball team to New York City to participate in one of the most prolific basketball tournaments in the world. But it was even more pleasing to hear that basketball was simply one line item on an itenaray filled with educational and life changing experiences. Whether it was learning how to navigate the big apple, visiting museaums or even an exclusive visit to historic Madison Square Garden, the kids were actually "living" the foundations premise of promoting education and life skills as a byproduct of athletics. I was proud to see the foundation fulfilling its committment and seeing these kids travel across country honestly "actualized' the program in my eyes. I wish Ricos Get Better Foundation continued success with their current and future programs!

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seeing it come to life in New York. Bringing young student athletes across country is a big deal. But ensuring these kids had the overall experience of a lifetime was even a bigger deal!

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ensure that the site stayed a bit more current with recent pictures and future event information.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Rico's Get Better Foundation is a wonderful organization. Rico has built a truly remarkable program for educating children and getting them ready for the the world beyond basketball.

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I have seen Rico's work firsthand.

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Rico is doing a great job.

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