MLB Players Trust and Good Sports team up to provide baseball and softball equipment to communities recovering from recent natural disasters
Organizations offering youth baseball or softball programs may apply through February 11, 2022
NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2022 – In an effort to assist communities hit by natural disasters over the last year, the Major League Baseball Players Trust and national nonprofit, Good Sports, have teamed up to re-equip baseball and softball programs in impacted areas. The Good Sports Disaster Recovery Equipment Fund powered by the Players Trust will provide $100,000 in brand-new baseball and softball equipment to select organizations. Applications are being accepted through February 11, 2022. This recovery fund aims to help youth in high-need communities return to play and find a sense of normalcy after difficult times.
Application opens on January 20, 2022 and closes at 11:59pm ET on February 11, 2022.
Recipients will be notified by March 11, 2022.
Please apply and find more information on eligibility on Good Sports’ website at: https://www.goodsports.org/disasterrecovery/
About Good Sports
Good Sports drives equitable access in youth sports and physical activity, by supporting children in high-need communities to achieve their greatest potential, on the field and in life. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided $81 million in sports equipment, impacting over 9 million kids from more than 6,100 youth programs across the country. Good Sports has been awarded a coveted 4-star rating eight consecutive times from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management, transparency, and accountability. Additionally, Good Sports holds the top-level Platinum seal from GuideStar, and is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity. To learn more or to get involved, please visit www.goodsports.org and follow Good Sports on Facebook @GSportsInc, Twitter @goodsportsinc, Instagram @goodsportsinc and LinkedIn @Good Sports, Inc.
About the Players Trust
Established in 1996, the Major League Baseball Players Trust is the charitable arm of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The Players Trust is a 501©3 non-profit organization that harnesses the expertise, influence, and passions of players to create meaningful and sustainable change in the lifelong well-being of others. The Players Trust amplifies the social impact of players throughout the communities where they live, play, and call home, impacting thousands of nonprofits and individuals around the world. For additional information, please visit www.playerstrust.org. Follow the Players Trust on Twitter (@MLBPlayersTrust) and on Instagram (@mlbplayerstrust).