Donald Spence is recognized as a coach, referee, organizer, sponsor, financial supporter in baseball, basketball and kickball in Little League and youth programs. He served them as a volunteer counselor, a tutor, and a mentor with Kappa Alpha Psi’s Guide Right Youth Program and the Together for Youth programs. He also served them as a coordinator and a fundraiser for the Boy’s Club, Police Activity League, and the Kiwanis Club. As a Greater East Austin Youth Association commissioner, he brought boys who had scattered across town to play baseball. He recruited other volunteers for activities at Rosewood, Alamo, Givens and Dottie Jordan parks.