Formed in 1995, the Anderson Monarchs are a sports-based youth development organization based in South Philadelphia. In the ensuing years, Monarchs programs have provided athletic and educational opportunities to thousands of underserved youth in Philadelphia. Programs include developmental sports leagues; high level soccer, basketball and baseball travel teams; camps and clinics; and off-field support such as leadership and character development, high school and college prep, and opportunities for travel and exposure. The Anderson Monarchs are part of the Philadelphia Youth Organization (PYO). PYO is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization that provides fiscal support and governance for the Monarchs.