Broadstreet teams up with local businesses to raise $43,000 for Project Host in flag football tournament

Broadstreet, Inc., a Greenville-based private equity firm, hosted several local Upstate businesses on December 1 at Flour Field for a flag football tournament that raised $43,000 for Project Host, a local nonprofit combating food insecurity in Greenville County.

“We are so grateful for everyone who participated in our inaugural flag football event,” said Joseph Baldassarra, president of Broadstreet, Inc. “We are so proud to be a part of this great community and thrilled to create a fun way to support such a great organization in the Upstate during the holiday season. Everyone who participated helped us make a difference in the lives of people right here in our community.”

Fox Carolina Sports Director, Beth Hoole, served as the master of ceremonies for the tournament, which included the following teams:
• Foster Victor
• Marsh Bell Construction
• Project Host, including special guest Ben Boulware, former Clemson University star
• Team Elite
• Broadstreet

“This event was a creative way to engage some new partners and we appreciate Broadstreet including us in this opportunity,” said Tobin Simpson, chief executive officer of Project Host. “As a nonprofit, the support we receive allows us to live out our mission and is one of the most rewarding parts of this job. It brings pride to graduates and a sense of immense personal fulfillment.”

In the spirit of friendly competition, Broadstreet donated $1,000 for every touchdown scored. This was the first-ever flag football tournament at Fluor Field, which also included ballpark favorite beverages and snacks.

“We look forward to continuing to engage in our adopted hometown community and appreciate the teams who joined us for this year’s event,” added Steven Baldassarra, chief operating officer of Broadstreet, Inc.

Broadstreet is a private equity firm based in Greenville, S.C. with an impressive track record of identifying promising growth sectors for capital investments. The company has achieved approximately $3 billion in transactions and more than 600 people are employed in the businesses in which Broadstreet is the lead equity provider. Broadstreet is also the equity provider for the largest land infrastructure developer in the Carolinas with more than 40 projects that cover approximately 30,000 home sites. The firm’s significant development business has allowed expansion to ancillary real-estate based opportunities that include home development, land banking, and hotel/lodging. For more information, visit

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