Angels of the Hardwood

First annual Angels of the Hardwood a success

Our first annual Angels of the Hardwood event was a success, using basketball to make plenty of smiles and memories.

A big thank you to all of our coaches, players, families, and kids that came out to make Angels of the Hardwood a success. It was beautiful to see basketball bring together individuals from so many backgrounds, uniting in an effort to give back to this great community.

As our Yanders Law players handed out basketballs, Nike shoes, and more on Sunday, it was incredible to see the smiles on the faces of the young players at the Jones Family YMCA.

The event included some patented pep talks and workout guidance from Rob Yanders and his staff, but it was clear that Sunday was focused heavily on fun, family, and giving. The amount of love that came from an event centered around that little orange ball was truly a sight to behold.

Special thanks to the YMCA, The Basketball Movement, Nike, and Gatorade for helping to make everything possible.

The goals that Founder Rob Yanders envisioned for Angels of the Hardwood were achieved. The Yanders Law players learned valuable lessons about using their platform and privilege to give back to those in need. Rob and some of the Yanders Law players know about needing basketball as an escape not only during the holidays, but year-round. Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement will continue to seek out ways to give back to the community - especially kids.

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Helping these kids was a fantastic experience. Helping their parents through the holidays was also big. When we help others, great things happen. There are many ways to do this, but the international language of sports is a great way to get the message of love across. Basketball is our thing, but if it isn’t yours, do your best to find other ways to give back.

If you weren’t able to make it this year, keep your eye out going forward for more ways to get involved with Yanders Law. Whether you are a player, parent, fan, whatever, there is always room to grow and give back with Yanders Law.

To see more images and videos of this fantastic event, check us out on Instagram and give us a follow.

This weekend! Angels of the Hardwood - Yanders Law, The Basketball Movement, and Jones Family YMCA

Reminder - Yanders Law, The Basketball Movement, and the Jones Family YMCA are teaming up to bring Angels of the Hardwood to the local community.

This year will mark the first annual Angels of the Hardwood event put on by Yanders Law and its players. Yanders Law will be partnering with The Basketball Movement and its coaches to utilize the facilities and resources that The Basketball Movement can provide. The goal of this absolutely free event is to make a difference in the lives of children and let them know that people care.

During the Angels of the Hardwood event, 100 pairs of Nike shoes will be given to those in need as well as Nike shirts, basketballs, and more. The event will take place at the Jones Family YMCA on December 16th from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Angels of the Hardwood is an idea by Rob Yanders, born out of a desire to give back to the community using the platform of basketball.

There is no greater way to find yourself than through service for others. Angels of the Hardwood will show the boys and girls of Yanders Law the importance of selflessness and teach them about character, humility, and integrity.
— Rob Yanders

Rob has described that players need to understand the privilege that they have to be able to play the game of basketball. This privilege can be best utilized as a platform to reach others - either inspirationally or through acts of service. Angels of the Hardwood will help create the next generation of leaders by teaching these kids to use their advantages to give to the less fortunate.

The players involved in this free program must understand that the giving season does not come about through a red-suited man in a sleigh. Behind all of that are good, real people working hard to be able to provide for their family and friends. There is joy to be found in giving, and Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement want players to get to experience that.

“A night of basketball” will be taking place at the Jones Family YMCA in conjunction with the Angels of the Hardwood event. This evening will bring everything back to basketball, giving the players the opportunity to grow on the court through Basketball Movement skills and drills.

Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement’s Rob Yanders reflected back on his time growing up in Milwaukee and what basketball meant to him.

Growing up I remember how much I looked forward to after-school programs at Salvation Army, YMCA, and Boys and Girls Club. Basketball meant so much because it was an escape for us. It could take your mind off a missed meal or troubles at home. It was a chance to make friends and an opportunity to be a part of something. That’s what motivates me to give back.
— Rob Yanders

The Basketball Movement and Yanders Law are excited for this opportunity to be a teammate for their community. This is the first Angels of the Hardwood event, but it won’t be the last. Rob and his entities are driven by development of players and people, and that will shine through absolutely on December 16th.

***Pre-registration is required - Call (417)881-1599 or see the front desk to register.***

Follow Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement wherever possible to learn more about initiatives like this as well as some of the best basketball training and development available in the Midwest.

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Angels of the Hardwood - Yanders Law, The Basketball Movement, and Jones Family YMCA

Yanders Law, The Basketball Movement, and the Jones Family YMCA are teaming up to bring Angels of the Hardwood to the local community.

This year will mark the first annual Angels of the Hardwood event put on by Yanders Law and its players. Yanders Law will be partnering with The Basketball Movement and its coaches to utilize the facilities and resources that The Basketball Movement can provide. The goal of this absolutely free event is to make a difference in the lives of children and let them know that people care.

During the Angels of the Hardwood event, 100 pairs of Nike shoes will be given to those in need as well as Nike shirts, basketballs, and more. The event will take place at the Jones Family YMCA on December 16th from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Angels of the Hardwood is an idea by Rob Yanders, born out of a desire to give back to the community using the platform of basketball.

There is no greater way to find yourself than through service for others. Angels of the Hardwood will show the boys and girls of Yanders Law the importance of selflessness and teach them about character, humility, and integrity.
— Rob Yanders

Rob has described that players need to understand the privilege that they have to be able to play the game of basketball. This privilege can be best utilized as a platform to reach others - either inspirationally or through acts of service. Angels of the Hardwood will help create the next generation of leaders by teaching these kids to use their advantages to give to the less fortunate.

The players involved in this free program must understand that the giving season does not come about through a red-suited man in a sleigh. Behind all of that are good, real people working hard to be able to provide for their family and friends. There is joy to be found in giving, and Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement want players to get to experience that.

“A night of basketball” will be taking place at the Jones Family YMCA in conjunction with the Angels of the Hardwood event. This evening will bring everything back to basketball, giving the players the opportunity to grow on the court through Basketball Movement skills and drills.

Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement’s Rob Yanders reflected back on his time growing up in Milwaukee and what basketball meant to him.

Growing up I remember how much I looked forward to after-school programs at Salvation Army, YMCA, and Boys and Girls Club. Basketball meant so much because it was an escape for us. It could take your mind off a missed meal or troubles at home. It was a chance to make friends and an opportunity to be a part of something. That’s what motivates me to give back.
— Rob Yanders

The Basketball Movement and Yanders Law are excited for this opportunity to be a teammate for their community. This is the first Angels of the Hardwood event, but it won’t be the last. Rob and his entities are driven by development of players and people, and that will shine through absolutely on December 16th.

***Pre-registration is required - Call (417)881-1599 or see the front desk to register.***

Follow Yanders Law and The Basketball Movement wherever possible to learn more about initiatives like this as well as some of the best basketball training and development available in the Midwest.

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