Contra Costa Kops Basketball Hoop For Kids

Contra Costa Kops basketball hoop For Kids was formed in 1995 to provide athletic, educational, and social programs for youth in Contra Costa County. Our aim is to help prevent drug abuse, gangs, violence, and juvenile delinquency. We are an all-volunteer organization made up mostly of active and retired law enforcement officers from federal, state, and local levels, who live and/or work in Contra Costa County.

Examples of our efforts to date include:

Capital donations to the Montalvin Manor Soccer field, the “Field of Dreams” baseball field at the Byron Boys Ranch, the Pleasant Hill Middle School swimming pool project, and the “Raise A Gym” project in Clayton.

Donation of 6 Southwest Airlines tickets to the Make-A-Wish foundation to send two children with Leukemia, and their families, to Disneyland.

Scout Troop 90, Brentwoodbasketball game
Scout Troop 90, Brentwood

Sports Clinic at Crossroads High School
Sports Clinic at Crossroads High School

Adoption of eight Special Olympics athletes from Contra Costa County.

Funding a membership for the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) for wheechair and blind athletes and helping them host the National Junior Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.

Presenting free Positive Mental Attitude seminars at the middle and high school level.

Participating in the “You Never Win With Violence” program for 7th graders, staff, and parents.

Funding of grants for law enforcement officers to mentor at risk youth in our community.

Working with the Violence Prevention Coalition of Contra Costa County.

Serving as a member of the DELTA project to prevent violence against women.

First Annual Ride to Remember to be Held Oct. 17, 2015 at the Martinez Marina

District Attorney Mark Peterson invites you to participate in the first annual Ride

to Remember to be held Oct. 17, 2015 at the Martinez Marina.

The Ride to Remember is the first in Contra Costa County and is designed to

honor Police Officers and Firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in Contra

Costa County. To register online, please visit www.Active.com. For a flyer with a mail-in

registration option, please click here.

The Ride to Remember will feature 25- and 50-mile rides that start and end at the

Martinez Marina. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. on Oct. 17 and the rides begin at

8:00 a.m. The cost for the 25-mile ride is $50.00, and the cost for the 50-mile ride is

$70.00.

All proceeds from the Oct. 17 Ride to Remember will go to the One Hundred

Club of Contra Costa County and Contra Costa Kops for Kids.

The One Hundred Club of Contra Costa County is organization that assists the

families of peace officers and firefighters who gave the ultimate sacrifice—their lives in

the line of duty.

Contra Costa Kops basketball hoop for Kids is a group of active and retired police officers and

firefighters who work to help prevent violence, gangs, drug abuse, and juvenile

delinquency in Contra Costa County by reaching out to at-risk youth.