Why Sports?

7 in 10 youth athletes stop playing organized sports by age 12.
Our foundation wants to help so more kids experience sport-related benefits.

Confidence and Increased
Academic Performance

Lifelong Healthy
Habits

Lower Likelihood
of Misconduct

Reduction in Alcohol
and Drug Abuse

Social Skills
and Teamwork

Last year the Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation helped 180+ kids
around Central Florida. Here’s how we did it.

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Foundation Events / Programs

Orange & Seminole Students Receive College Scholarship via Virtual News Conference

The Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation held a unique virtual news conference via Zoom and Facebook to announce the recipients of two $2,500 scholarships for Orange [...]

2020 16th Annual Cutting Edge Presentations

To view and download PDFs of the presentations from the 2020 16th Annual Cutting Edge Concepts in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine please click on the [...]

New Scholarship Announced at the 16th Annual Cutting Edge Concepts Seminar

The 16th Annual Cutting Edge Concepts in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine seminar, hosted annually by the Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation, provided the perfect backdrop for [...]

About Us

Give Kids Sports helps underserved children participate in quality youth sports programs that foster sportsmanship, confidence, discipline, teamwork and injury prevention.

The focus of the 501(c)(3) Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation, Give Kids Sports believes in providing resources to help get and keep kids in the game.

The Foundation also raises dollars for orthopaedic injury prevention, education and research.

We rely 100% on individual, corporate and local business donations. Once donations are received, the funds are directed to those families requiring assistance in paying for registration fees. A small portion is utilized for administration costs.

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