Fishers, IND – Mudsock Youth Athletics announced the renewal of one of its longest partners, IU Health. With this partnership, IU Health remains the primary scholarship provider and an official community partner of Mudsock Youth Athletics.
IU Health has expanded their support this year by including personal protective equipment in their tri-annual delivery of first aid kits that are distributed to all coaches in the Mudsock Youth Athletics program. Additionally, IU Health has been able to continue directing a portion of their funding towards the scholarship program that allows children within the HSE school district one free or reduced scholarship per registration period. With IU Health’s support, hundreds of scholarships are provided each year to in-need families. “IU Health is grateful to Mudsock Youth Athletics for its focus on physical activity and health in our community. We are proud to support their work and the children and families who participate in their leagues,” said Joy Davis, IU Health Indianapolis Suburban Region manager of community engagement.
In addition to their dedicated support to scholarship program throughout the year, IU Health is committed to educating the families in the HSE school district and Fishers community on how to navigate the changing landscape of healthcare during unprecedented times. “IU Health exemplifies what it means to be a great community partner. We are extremely fortunate to have the continued support of IU Health so we can focus on the health and well-being of our programs and families,” said Scott Spillman, Executive Director of Mudsock Youth Athletics.
Mudsock Youth Athletics is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing youth in the Hamilton Southeastern community with the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive team sports that promote character development, leadership and physical fitness. The organization is made up of baseball, basketball, cross country/track and field, cheer, field hockey, football, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball and volleyball leagues. For more than 30 years, Mudsock Youth Athletics has partnered with local businesses to provide volunteer resources, marketing and registration support and assistance to its member leagues. For more information, visit www.myathletics.com.
About Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital: IU Health Saxony Hospital, a part of Indiana University Health, opened its doors to patients in December 2011. A 42-bed specialty hospital with services focused on cardiovascular, orthopedics and emergency services, IU Health Saxony is the first of its kind for residents in Fishers and northeastern Hamilton County. Saxony provides local access to the nationallyranked programs of Indiana University Health, the only nationally ranked health system in Indiana according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition to the designated hospital space with all private patient rooms, the 200,000-square-foot facility includes an outpatient surgery center, a Women’s Center for mammography, bone density and ultrasound, and a medical office building with a retail pharmacy, café, sleep disorders center, cardiac rehabilitation services and physician offices. To learn more about IU Health Saxony Hospital, visit iuhealth.org/Saxony