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2012-06-07 10:21:52

TAMPA, Fla., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major League baseball players presented $150,000 in grants from the Major League Baseball Players Trust to six Volunteers of America programs that further the organization's mission to strengthen communities and build better lives for those in need. More than $1 million has been provided by the Players Trust to 65 Volunteers of America programs since the first grants were presented in 2003. "Through the Players Trust, Major...

2012-05-23 06:24:35

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League baseball players today continued their support of earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan by awarding a $310,000 grant from the Players Trust to nonprofit organization, Points of Light. The funds will be used by Points of Light's Japanese affiliate, Hands On Tokyo, to expand its mobile Community Cafe to serve as a cultural hub to help restore a sense of community to areas devastated by last year's twin disasters. (Photo:...

2010-01-28 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League baseball players today pledged their long-term support of relief and recovery efforts in Haiti by committing up to one million dollars from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Beginning with immediate $100,000 contributions each to Esperanza International and Medicines for Humanity, over the next five years the Players Trust will provide grants totaling up to one million dollars to support the efforts of non-profit organizations working...