Major Leaguers In The Community

Major Leaguers In The Community highlights the individual philanthropy efforts of Major League Baseball players, as well as their personal charities and charities they support.

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Social Impact & Volunteering

Major League Baseball Players Provide $50,000 Grant to Water Mission in Support of Puerto Rico Recovery
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it will provide a $50,000 grant to Water Mission in support of the nonprofit’s relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. The grant is another example of the Players Trust’s ongoing “Returning Home” initiative, in which Major Leaguers combine their resources to support the places they call home, especially in times of need.

Education

Major League Baseball Players Team With Medicines for Humanity to Distribute Toys in the Dominican Republic
All-stars Robinson Cano, of the Seattle Mariners, and Miguel Sano, of the Minnesota Twins, recently visited 16 impoverished Dominican Republic communities where they distributed thousands of toys to children. It was the fourth straight season that Cano, along with his RC22 Foundation, has collaborated on a tour with Medicines for Humanity, a non-profit organization that partners with the Players Trust to provide critically needed health services to at risk children and pregnant women in “batey” communities, which are remote villages that developed around now largely abandoned sugar plantations and have never had adequate infrastructure or health services.

Diversity & Inclusion

Major League Baseball Players Bring “Baseball Diplomacy” to Nicaragua
Through the Major League Baseball Players Association’s collective charity, the Players Trust, players have become increasingly active as ambassadors of baseball around the world.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Major Leaguer Keone Kela Connects With Youth From Around the World
Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted.

So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Players Trust Provides Funding for Approximately 1.5M lbs of Food, Water & Supplies to Puerto Rico
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it is providing a grant to Pacific Prowler Nonprofit’s Operation Airdrop, with support from the Office of the Governor in Puerto Rico and Unidos Por Puerto Rico, to distribute supplies to those suffering in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Major League Baseball Players to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it will provide $1 million in funding to support nonprofits dedicated to providing relief and recovery to the victims of the recent spate of natural disasters occurring across the Americas. In keeping with its commitment and practice of assisting others when disasters strike, the Players Trust will distribute the funds in a manner that will support short-term relief as well as long-term recovery efforts in areas suffering in the wake of the recent hurricanes and earthquakes.

Events, Media & Communications

Curtis Granderson's GrandKids Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back

Diversity & Inclusion

Major League Baseball Players Association & Former Players Are Determined to Cultivate Future Stars
In recent years, with the number of African-American players on MLB rosters dwindling at an alarming rate, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), its active and in-active members have become more determined to help eliminate social and economic barriers to playing the game they love.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Major League Baseball Players Build a Playground in Opa-Locka, Fla
To build the playground, the MLBPA and its charitable arm, the Players Trust, joined forces with KaBOOM!, a non-profit dedicated to providing kids a childhood filled with balanced and active play, to build the playground, which will serve more than 1,800 children in Opa-Locka, a community northwest of Miami in Dade County.

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