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Young Workers Committee, Local 479

Young Workers Committee Local 479

Local 479 Young Workers Kickball Tournament in Numbers:


Number of teams competing in the charity tournament. Some represented shows in production including: The Walking Dead, Finding Carter, Game of Silence, The Originals. Other teams included the New Deal Grips, Grip House / Power Lab, IATSE Local 600, Game Changing Films, and the DGA.


Dollars raised for The Global Village Project School, an Atlanta-based school for refugee girls.


Morning call time for the Local 479 Young Workers Committee putting together the event. This effort also included a dozen meetings, hundreds of phone calls, thousands of texts, and a well-executed social media campaign.


Number of sports fields used by the charity kickballers in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.


Number of people playing in the Local 479 Charity Kickball Tournament in Piedmont Park in downtown Atlanta. The tournament was attended by several hundred members and their families.