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Double Play: T‑Mobile Increases Donations for MLB World Series Support for Little League

Parents and coaches share stories of how the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program helps kids in need.
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By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories

“As a single parent, I don’t get these opportunities very often for my son, but thanks to this program he was able to have the best summer of his life,” said Joanna Brown, a Little League parent from Ketchikan, Alaska.

Baseball, Softball and 5G for All. T-Mobile Turns Up Donations for Little League® During the World Series

Summary: 
  • What's the news: The Un-carrier is increasing its support of families in need, donating $10,000 per home run during the World Series to help cover Little League registration fees. And, when you text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate $5 per text to support a kid in your area, up to an additional $2 million. Plus, T-Mobile is giving away five 5G smartphones every 5th inning during the series.
  • Why it matters: Little League is where many kids across the country first experience teamwork and learn the true meaning of sportsmanship … and thanks to these donations, thousands more will be able to play who otherwise couldn’t afford it.
  • Who it's for: Little Leaguers® with big league dreams. 
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  • What's the news: The Un-carrier is increasing its support of families in need, donating $10,000 per home run during the World Series to help cover Little League registration fees. And, when you text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate $5 per text to support a kid in your area, up to an additional $2 million. Plus, T-Mobile is giving away five 5G smartphones every 5th inning during the series.
  • Why it matters: Little League is where many kids across the country first experience teamwork and learn the true meaning of sportsmanship … and thanks to these donations, thousands more will be able to play who otherwise couldn’t afford it.
  • Who it's for: Little Leaguers® with big league dreams. 

Little League® Baseball and Softball Gets Big Love from T‑Mobile This MLB Postseason … $1M+ Big!

Summary: 
  • What's the news:  The Un-carrier is donating $5,000 per home run hit during the MLB Postseason to the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program to help cover registration fees next season for families in need. And, when fans text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate another $1 per text to their local Little League, up to an additional $1 million.
  • Why it matters: It’s been a trying year … families and Little Leagues across the country are experiencing financial challenges as a result.
  • Who it's for: The future MLB All-Stars and everyone who supports ‘em. 
Press Release
  • What's the news:  The Un-carrier is donating $5,000 per home run hit during the MLB Postseason to the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program to help cover registration fees next season for families in need. And, when fans text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate another $1 per text to their local Little League, up to an additional $1 million.
  • Why it matters: It’s been a trying year … families and Little Leagues across the country are experiencing financial challenges as a result.
  • Who it's for: The future MLB All-Stars and everyone who supports ‘em. 

Major Leaguers Provide Funds From Players Trust to Help Houston Area Little Leaguers Return to the Diamond

Max Stassi & Jose Cruz, Jr. to participate in formal equipment presentation on Saturday, September 24 at George Bush Park
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NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - When floods ravaged the Houston, TX area this past spring, the Players Trust stepped to the plate with an $18,000 grant to help get two area Little Leagues back on the field.  The grant funded the purchase and distribution of new equipment to ensure that 600 youth from West Oaks and Bear Creek Little Leagues would be able to take the field by the start of their fall season.

Little Leagues Experience Buffalo Bison Games Courtesy of CITGO and Goetz Energy

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BUFFALO, N.Y., August 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A group of Buffalo-area little league teams will attend Buffalo Bisons baseball games this summer thanks to CITGO Petroleum Corporation and branded Marketer Goetz Energy. With support from local retailers in New York, the tickets were given to area Little League teams that will head to the ballpark with their families for games throughout the summer.
 

O’Brien’s II General Store and CITGO are Fueling Good for Portsmouth Little League

Local CITGO Retailer Introduces “Freaky Friday” Promotion to Benefit Baseball Team
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Portsmouth, NH, June 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Retailer O’Brien’s II General Store and CITGO Petroleum Corporation are giving back to the local Portsmouth Little League with a “Freaky Friday” promotion. From June to September, five cents of every gallon of gas pumped at O’Brien’s II General Store on the last Friday of the month will be donated to the Portsmouth Little League.

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