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Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital as Part of the ‘K’s for Kids’ Program with the Seattle Mariners

Company President Orlando Ashford threw out the first pitch at final home game
Press Release

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at the Seattle Mariners’ “Fan Appreciation Night” home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the “K’s for Kids” program that originally debuted during the 2014 baseball season.

The Action Team As My Family

by Ryker Wakeley
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If there was one word to describe the Action Team, it would have to be “family.” The people you meet and the experiences you have all build upon who you are, and the Action Team is there to help facilitate that growth — much like a family would.

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note

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It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

Fund-Raising Fan Reaches Final Leg of Biking for Baseball Tour

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With just seven venues remaining, Matt Stoltz made the Major League Baseball Players Association’s office a pit stop on his 11,500-mile bike journey to see all 30 ballparks and raise money and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Milwaukee.

Stoltz’ family didn’t have a television when he was young, but he nurtured a love of baseball by listening to legendary Bob Uecker broadcast Brewers games on the radio and tossing the ball around with his brothers.

George Springer’s Bowling Event Benefits Camp for Kids who Stutter

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George Springer is among the approximately 70 million people who stutter, but he doesn’t allow the condition to keep him from living a high-profile life and speaking publicly.

The Astros’ right fielder hosted a bowling event on Monday night at Lucky Strikes in Houston in to launch the George Springer Kids Fund and raise money and awareness for the Stuttering Association for the Young, or SAY. 

2016 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies Application Now Available Online

Press Release

NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced that the 2016 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies application is now available for submission online through Monday, November 2, 2015.  

The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies application can be accessed through www.PlayersTrust.org or directly by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1LWx5pe

Action Team’s Newest TV PSA Featuring Giancarlo Stanton & Chris Capuano to Make Network Debut During Tonight’s MLB All-Star Game on FOX

Press Release

NEW YORK,  July 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Action Team national youth volunteer program’s newest public service announcement will make its network television debut during this evening’s FOX broadcast of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game (Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET). 

The public service announcement features MLB All-Star outfielder, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins and New York Yankees pitcher, Chris Capuano.

Make-A-Wish®: Hitting Home Runs with Baseball Wishes

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On Tuesday, July 14, four Make-A-Wish® wish kids will attend the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Attending the event will be a wish come true for the boys who wished to witness baseball’s mid-season showcase in person. But this is just one of the many baseball related wishes that Make-A-Wish grants to children with life-threatening medical conditions every year.

Barry Larkin, Paul O’Neill and Cecil Fielder Join Lineup for 3rd Annual Players Trust All Star Golf Tournament

Co-hosts Jay Bruce and Eric Davis to be joined by a ‘who’s who’ lineup of Cincinnati Reds and Major League legends golfing to benefit Arc of Ohio & Beaumont (TX), Dave Parker 39 Foundation
Press Release

NEW YORK, July 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce and former Reds All Star Eric Davis are teaming up to co-host the third annual Players Trust All Star Golf Tournament at Coldstream Country Club in Cincinnati, OH on Wednesday, July 15 – the day after the Queen City hosts the 86th MLB All-Star Game. 

During a week in which Cincinnati will become the center of the baseball universe, golfers and baseball fans alike will be able to combine two of America’s greatest passions for an unforgettable day on one of the area’s most prestigious golf courses.   

Players Trust Helps Introduce California Children to Game of Baseball

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The Players Trust soaked in the California sunshine last week, while participating in a series of events on the west coast, starting with Buses for Baseball in San Francisco followed by back-to-back City Clinics in the Bay Area and Anaheim.

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