Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles center fielder, was born in San Diego, Calif. Baltimore, however has been his home since joining the Orioles in 2008. He is one of the strengths of the Orioles’ team, yet his connection to the local community is even stronger.
Major Leaguers on each team have selected one teammate as their Club’s nominee for the 2016 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award. Now it’s the fans’ turn to help the Players choose the 2016 Marvin Miller Man of the Year
Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.
One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.
The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.
Company’s Fuel Your Fundraiser Program Gives Organizations Chance to Earn Up to $100,000
WESTBOROUGH, Ma., June 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of the BJ’s Wholesale Club opening soon in Kearny, the company today announced a $10,000 BJ’s Charitable Foundation grant to the Kearny Recreation Department to help the nights get a little brighter at Harvey Field. To provide even more support to the local community, the company is also giving the Recreation Department and other organizations the chance to earn up to $100,000 in funds through its Fuel Your Fundraiser® program.
17th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
BOSTON, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced its call for 2016 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing lives for the better.
Cardinal Cushing Centers recently received a $10,000 grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. This grant was used to purchase a SMART Table and accompanying technology for South Shore Industries, Cushing’s employment training program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In a pre-game ceremony Sunday afternoon, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant received a prestigious Players Choice Award as the 2015 NL Outstanding Rookie. Selected in a secret ballot of all National League players in recognition of his exceptional season, Bryant received his Players Choice Award from teammate Jake Arrieta.
In recognition of his outstanding performance in 2015, the Major League Baseball Players Trust will provide a charitable contribution of $20,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project as personally selected by Bryant.
As part of its recognition of Jackie Robinson Day, the Players Association announced Friday that its charitable arm, the Players Trust, is making a $42,000 grant to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to provide a college scholarship to a young person in its program.
In view of Robinson’s historic contributions to players of all races and the enduring work of his wife, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark said it was fitting that the union increase its commitment to the ideals represented by Robinson, his family and their foundation.
NEW YORK, April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - 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.
In Prince’s honor the Players Trust will provide a $20,000 grant to the charity of his choice
NEW YORK, April 7, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - In a pre-game ceremony Tuesday evening, Texas Rangers infielder/designated hitter Prince Fielder received a prestigious Players Choice Award as the 2015 AL Comeback Player. Selected in a secret ballot of all American League players in recognition of his exceptional season, Fielder received his Players Choice Award from teammate and MLBPA team Player Representative, Derek Holland.