Catalyst Sports receives $35,000 grant from Hartford for new adaptive sports equipment

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Lina Rojas kayaks in her own custom adaptive kayak. She was surprised by adaptive sports equipment thanks to a grant from The Hartford

Company and Catalyst Sports to surprise local athlete with custom gear

We are delighted to receive this grant from The Hartford to enable us to provide a much needed adaptive kayaking program in this area.

— Eric Gray, Founder and Executive Director of Catalyst Sports

ATLANTA, GA, USA, May 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Catalyst Sports, an Atlanta, GA-based non-profit organization, recently received a $35,000 grant from The Hartford for new sports equipment adapted.

The grant enabled Catalyst Sports, a member of the Move United network, to launch an adaptive kayaking program in the Atlanta metro area with the purchase of new kayaks that can be adapted to accommodate various physical challenges.

“We are thrilled to receive this grant from The Hartford to enable us to provide a much-needed adaptive kayaking program in this region,” said Eric Gray, Founder and Executive Director of Catalyst Sports. “As a member of the Move United Network, we are committed to breaking down barriers so that everyone has equal access to sports and outdoor adventure in their community.”

The Hartford also surprised local athlete, Lina Rojas, with bespoke gear to pursue her recreational goals. Lina was given a custom kayak to provide upper body support and paddling assistance. The kayak will allow him to acquire greater autonomy and to participate in recreational activities on the water thanks to a program organized with Catalyst Sports.

The Hartford has inspired human achievement through adaptive sports for nearly 30 years. As a leading provider of disability insurance, the company has seen firsthand the positive impact sport can have on people and is committed to making adaptive sports and equipment more accessible. This includes donating equipment to local sports clubs nationwide, raising awareness for equity in sport in partnership with its world-class Team Hartford athletes, and hosting the Hartford Competition Series. , five premier competitive sporting events.

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