EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month by donating thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment to a local organization.

Academy Sports + Outdoors through October 15 will be selecting several Hispanic-led youth organizations to donate to. On Wednesday, the El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association received $3,000 worth of baseball equipment, which included new baseballs, bats, gloves, helmets, practice equipment, and more.

The goal is to help more local youth take up the sport of baseball.

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