Play NC, Inc organizes recreational sports, games, and activities that are designed to raise awareness and funds for local charities. We create fun events and develop unique ways to help connect local nonprofits with the community, raising both funds and awareness for many wonderful causes. Our mission is to help our partner charities achieve their mission.

The specific objectives and purpose of this organization shall be:

  • to provide sports leagues that make donations to other charities;
  • to provide games, events, and activities that support non-profit organizations;
  • to provide something fun in exchange for helping something good;
  • to provide a benefit to important community organizations.

A fundamental goal of Play NC is to benefit Durham in every way possible and make every dollar in our budget matter. As much as possible, every dollar that we receive will go towards a Durham-based business.

Play NC was founded in 2018 by Ryan Mentock. Current Board Members include Charles McCall, Dan Abbott, Joe Chambers, and Lauren Porter. For information on meetings and minutes, please reference the PNCBOD Meetings page.

Play NC’s most popular league since 2018 has been Durham Softball, an adult, slow-pitch, recreational, softball league in Durham, NC.