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[November 07, 2012]

GEICO and Good Sports Team Up for Donation to the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in East Boston

--(Business Wire)--

GEICO and Good Sports will present the Salesian Boys & Girls Club with a donation of basketballs, footballs and soccer balls to help support the club's youth sports programming. The Salesian Boys & Girls Club serves more than 580 youth in East Boston, offering them low-fee access to organized sports and other social opportunities. With the help of this donation, the Salesian Boys & Girls Club will be able to add additional resources and allow their young club members to experience more healthy opportunities in a family-based atmosphere.


  GEICO, Good Sports and local officials will join 100 youth from the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in East Boston, Mass.


The Salesian Boys & Girls Club will receive a donation of new basketballs, soccer balls, footballs and other playground equipment


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 4 p.m.


Salesian Boys & Girls Club
150 Byron Street
East Boston, MA 02128


The donation is part of a community partnership between Good Sports and GEICO that will help bring new equipment and resources to youth sports organizations in Massachusetts throughout 2012-2013.


GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for over 11 million private passenger auto policies and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products for motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, collector cars, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available. For more information, go to

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, GEICO is rated A++ for financial strength by A.M. Best Company and ranks at the top of several national customer satisfaction surveys.

About Good Sports

Good Sports helps to lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide. By partnering with sporting goods manufacturers, Good Sports is able to get the necessary equipment into the hands of the kids that need it most, giving them a chance to get in the game. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided over $6 million worth of equipment to nearly 750 youth programs, impacting more than 400,000 kids. For more information on how you can support Good Sports, please visit

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