Players Trust Fundraising Activities

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS TRUST

CARE. ACT. INSPIRE.

The Major League Baseball Players Trust is a charitable foundation created by the players to help those in need. Through the Players Trust, Major League players contribute their time, money and celebrity to call attention to important issues affecting those in need and to help encourage others to get involved in their own communities. For additional information, please visit http://playerstrust.org.

Videos from this campaign

Content from this campaign

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Major League Baseball Players Swing Hammers for Habitat for Humanity
When disasters strike, Major League baseball players strike back. That's why Major Leaguers from across the United States and Latin America traveled to Texas recently to trade in their bats and gloves for hammers and hard hats. The Players Trust relief efforts in Dallas this week were a reminder from Major League Baseball players that they haven’t forgotten victims of the natural disasters that befell southern Texas, Florida, Northern California, Mexico and Puerto Rico earlier this year.

Events, Media & Communications

Major Leaguers to Build Homes and Raise Funds for Natural Disaster Victims Through a Pair of Dallas Events in Late November
The Major League Baseball Players Trust announced it will be hosting a pair of events in Dallas, TX on Wednesday, November 29 to help provide housing for Houston flood victims and raise funds and awareness for those suffering in the wake of natural disasters in California, the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and Texas.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Star-studded Lineup Taking Shape for Players Trust golf Tournament Jan. 11-12 in Las Vegas
World Series champion Dexter Fowler and 2015 National League MVP Bryce Harper will be joined by more than 50 current and former players on Jan. 11-12 in Las Vegas when the dynamic duo co-host the Players Trust’s 13th annual fundraising golf tournament and MGM Grand host its third annual poker tournament to benefit the Trust.

Events, Media & Communications

Dexter Fowler and Bryce Harper to Co-Host MLB Players Trust's 13th Annual Golf Tournament
A pair of Major League All-Stars, Dexter Fowler of the Chicago Cubs and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals, are looking for a full-house when they co-host the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s 13th annual fundraising golf tournament and third annual MGM Grand Poker Tournament to benefit the Players Trust in Las Vegas, January 11 & 12, 2017.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Major Leaguers Bestow $100,000 Grant from the Players Trust to Our Military Kids
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it has awarded a $100,000 grant to the nonprofit Our Military Kids, to assist with the organization’s efforts to provide the children of military personnel with opportunities to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Major Leagues Continue to Provide Funding to Help Lower Infant Mortality Rates in the Dominican Republic
The Major League Baseball Players Trust has made it a priority to support programs in the Dominican Republic—a place so many major leaguers call home. Since 2003, the Players Trust has partnered with Medicines for Humanity (MFH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing effective and transformative healthcare to children and pregnant women to prevent and reduce needless child deaths in the DR and around the world.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Major Leaguers Provide $42,000 Grant to Jackie Robinson Foundation in Honor of Jackie’s Everlasting Contributions to the Game and Society
Major League baseball players will bestow a $42,000 grant from the Players Trust to the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), the Trust announced today – the day in which every Major Leaguer will wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie’s legendary leadership and courage.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Community Charities Win Players Trust Golf Tournament Again
Charities doing great work in their communities here and around the world were the big winners of the 12th annual Players Trust golf tournament on Thursday (Jan. 14) when more than 50 current and former players competed for prizes and bragging rights at the beautiful and challenging Cascata course.

Events, Media & Communications

More Than 50 Current and Former Players to Attend Players Trust Fund-raising Events
The Players Trust golf tournament in Las Vegas on Jan. 14 will feature the most star-studded group of players in its 12-year history.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

MLBPA, MLB Pledge $200,000 Grant to Caritas Cubana
The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), through the Major League Baseball Players Trust (www.PlayersTrust.org), and Major League Baseball (MLB) jointly announced that they will provide a $200,000 grant to Caritas Cubana, the U.S.-based, non-governmental provider of humanitarian, social and emergency services to Cuba, in recognition of this week’s goodwill tour arranged by MLBPA and the MLB.

More from Major League Baseball Players Trust

  1. #GoingToBat Community Spotlight
    The #GoingToBat Community Spotlight features individual Major Leaguers and their charity efforts in the community. To learn more about the charitable...
  2. 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...
  3. Youth Baseball Initiatives
    Major League Baseball Players are passionate about the game and they are committed to sharing their love for baseball with youth around the world. The...
  4. Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies
    Former MLBPA Executive Director, Michael Weiner, lost a courageous and inspiring battle against an inoperable brain tumor in November 2013. Just 51 at...
  5. Players Choice Awards
    Major Leaguers recognize the on-field and off-field achievements of their peers through the Players Trust’s Players Choice Awards program. The players...
  6. Action Team
    Action Team is a program for high school students to volunteer in their communities. There are Action Teams of student volunteers in high schools...
  7. Buses for Baseball
    “Buses for Baseball,” a program administered and underwritten by the Major League Baseball Players Trust, provides transportation, game tickets and...
  8. Players Trust Fundraising Activities
    THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS TRUSTCARE. ACT. INSPIRE.The Major League Baseball Players Trust is a charitable foundation created by the players to...