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Chihuahuas help local food bank achieve its mission 

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger among CommUNITY grant recipients
August 28, 2020

The El Paso Chihuahuas have partnered with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger for as long as the team has been an existence, establishing ties with the nearby food bank during the team's inaugural season of 2014. From hosting staff volunteer events to conducting food drives at the ballpark, the Chihuahuas have

Knights help Charlotte youth lead the way

Nonprofit selected as one of five CommUNITY grant recipients
August 27, 2020

For Charlotte's Megan Smithers, nominating an organization for Minor League Baseball's CommUNITY grant program was a no-brainer, given the team's relationship with and appreciation for the Young Black Leadership Alliance.

RiverDogs, area nonprofit give Charleston Hope

MiLB CommUNITY grant will benefit efforts at Title 1 schools
August 26, 2020

Chris Singleton had a good feeling after he submitted Charleston Hope as a possible recipient of one of Minor League Baseball’s five CommUNITY grants. So the Charleston RiverDogs’ director of community outreach texted Emily Kerr, Charleston Hope’s founder and executive director, to pass along that the nonprofit had a strong

Barons advocate for local nonprofit helping Latinos

¡HICA! among well-deserving winners for MiLB CommUNITY grant
August 25, 2020

Adjusting to a new country and language can be rough, even in normal times. Add a worldwide pandemic to the mix and those challenges become more difficult. Enter Hannah Echols, marketing and promotions coordinator for the Birmingham Barons, who knew exactly the group she wanted to nominate for Minor League

Dreams Go On for worthy cause close to Curve

Local nonprofit among five MiLB CommUNITY grant recipients
August 24, 2020

It didn’t take long for Altoona's Annie Choiniere to decide which organization she wanted to nominate for Minor League Baseball's CommUNITY grant program. It was Dreams Go On, and for excellent reason.

MiLB, Big Brothers Big Sisters commit to future with Rising Star Students Program

August 12, 2020

The transition from high school to college is often one of life’s greatest adjustments, marking the first time away from home for many students. College can also be financially burdensome for some, making it a challenge to pay for their education. Since 2016, Minor League Baseball (MiLB™) and MiLB Charities

Waful left lasting impression in Central New York

Lifelong Syracuse resident, former team president was a local icon
July 29, 2020

It was a life well lived and one that touched tens of thousands in the Syracuse area. When Don Waful died last September at the age of 103, he left a legacy of charity, friendship and charm that will far supersede his century on this Earth. Born in Newark, New

Chihuahuas lend helping hand to El Paso nonprofits

With new program, team, staff find way to give back to community
July 22, 2020

Brad Taylor was not worried about a lack of responsiveness when he asked his fellow El Paso Chihuahuas employees to volunteer for the community during this pandemic. No, he knew that they were hankering to pitch in however they could. "They jumped at the opportunity to help and realized it

CommUNITY First prioritizes feeding the hungry

National campaign enables MiLB teams to contribute locally
June 24, 2020

Baseball may place more emphasis on individual performance than any other team sport, but people who work in the game know the difference a group effort can make. Case in point: when Katie Batista saw an opportunity for the Greenville Drive to do some good through Minor League's Baseball CommUNITY

STOUFFER’S joins MiLB in honoring local heroes

June 15, 2020

Building off the successful launch and execution of MiLB CommUNITY First, a national initiative developed in conjunction with Feeding America to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking lives on the front lines of the current coronavirus pandemic, Minor League Baseball and STOUFFER’S announced a continuation

Volcanoes to honor Sprague Little League Sept. 2

With Special Promo Offers for Kids and Adults.
September 1, 2019

KEIZER - It seems only fitting as the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes get ready to start the South Division playoffs that the team is honoring the Sprague Little League team recently home from the 2019 Little League World Series.

AquaSox Reading Program Receives Honor

May 26, 2017

Everett, WA - The Everett AquaSox received the 2016-2017 Spirit of the Community Award from the Everett PTSA Council during their 2016-2017 Awards Recognition Banquet at Everett Community College on May 25, 2017. The AquaSox were recognized for their contributions to the students in the Everett School District. Kellie Howard,

Military, Minor Leagues share unique bond

Chihuahuas reaching out to show gratitude to Fort Bliss community
May 26, 2014

"Hey, Each, what's the score?" "Huh, Sarn't?" I said groggily after a quick nap on a luxurious Army cot. "Yeah, Each, the score," my first line supervisor, Sgt. Michael Thebeau, repeated. "Did the Rangers win?" It was late October 2011 and my unit (2nd Squadron, 13th Cavalry Regiment) just finished