April 8, 2016 – Virginia Beach, VA.
Activity Director, Jean Neice of the the Holland House Senior Apartments couldn’t be more excited to bring Table Tennis to her residents and community. “Our residents have much to do, and now, thanks to PingPong.GIVES, we are able to not only offer another activity, but we’re able to also provide areas to enagage them physically, mentally and socially”, she explains.
PingPong.GIVES provided a brand new KETTLER Table Tennis Table, a presentation from Dr. Scott Sautter sharing the mental benefits of why one should play ping pong, followed by an exhibition of skills from Hall of Famer Dean Johnson and Founder of the Table Tennis Charity Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.
PingPong.GIVES, formally known as The Table Tennis Charity Foundation, is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that utilizes the Brain-Stimulating Sport of Table Tennis and Therapeutic Programs of Ping Pong to Increase Awareness and to Raise Money (through its annual PingPongforCHARITY™ Events) for Organizations that will directly benefit those facing Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Depression and Mild to Moderate Intellectual Challenges. The Mission is to improve mental health and brain fitness by integrating the sport of Table Tennis into the community through local Schools, Senior Communities, Business Organizations, Churches and Medical Rehabilitation Facilities.
For more information, or to help improve Mental Health and Brain Fitness, visit PingPong.GIVES