Be a Baseball Philanthropist

If baseball and helping others are your passions, there are hundreds of ways to get involved in baseball communities. Joining us at Experience Baseball is definitely one of them. But it’s not the only one.

If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a philanthropist through baseball, check out some of these incredible organizations working nationally and locally to improve social issues in baseball communities or to improve lives using baseball as the catalyst.

By no means is this an exhaustive list.

Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (R.B.I.)

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

Urban Youth Academy

PitCCh In Foundation (Led by C.C. and Amber Sabathia)

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

MLB Players Trust

Lost Boyz, Inc. (South Shore Chicago, Experience Baseball partner org)

The Cure Baseball (Cancer research)

Pitch In For Baseball (equipment distribution)

Strike 3 Foundation (Childhood cancer research led by pitcher Craig Breslow)

Umps Care Charities (Established by MLB Umpires)

Moyer Foundation (Led by Karen and Jamie Moyer)

Harlem RBI

Giants Community Fund (San Francisco Giants)

Jays Care Foundation (BEST club-sponsored community organization in MLB, hands down)

L.E.A.D., Inc. (Atlanta)

Joe Torre Foundation (violence in homes)

Red Sox Foundation

Home Base Program (Red Sox-sponsored supporting Iraq and Afghanistan vets)

Youk’s Kids (Led by Kevin Youkilis)

Hamels Foundation (Youth education led by Cole and Heidi Hamels)

Rays Community (Tampa Bay Rays)

Every MLB team has some form of community assistance program. Certainly some of these are more involved than others. Comments for this post are on. Let us know of other organizations or programs that improve lives through baseball.

Comments

  1. AZEEZ YUSSUF OLAYIWOLA says:

    I will like to help promote the game of baseball/ softball in Nigeria, in fact my son was selected as one of those to represent the nation in China U13 world games. However Nigeria couldn’t participate for lack of sponsorship.

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