Baseball Champions for Charity Luncheon & Discussion - Presented by Think Energy
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|Open Date:||Mar 27, 2017 09:00:00 AM EDT|
|Close Date:||Apr 25, 2017 03:49:18 PM EDT|
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Name Date Quantity Bid shebs57WINNING Apr 21, 2017 09:14:55 AM EDT 1 $1.00 ZasklWINNING Apr 24, 2017 11:01:15 AM EDT 1 $1.00
The Red Sox Foundation and the Foundation To Be Named Later are teaming up to celebrate music, baseball and giving back when the Chicago Cubs come to town on April 28th. The weekend will kick off with a luncheon featuring Red Sox and Cubs alumni players discussing what it is like to play on championship teams. The baseball panel will be moderated by Peter Gammons and Tom Caron and feature Ryan Dempster, Pedro Martinez, and more.
• Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
• Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
• Location: Sheraton Boston, 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA
• Business/Business Casual attire
• Valet parking available
• Tickets will not be shipped - there will be a Will Call at the event
Proceeds from the event benefit the scholarship programs run by the Red Sox Foundation and the Foundation To Be Named Later.
Foundation To Be Named Later, named after the MLB trade term, player to be named later, is the family foundation of Theo & Paul Epstein. It's mission is to raise funds and awareness for non-profit agencies, working on the front lines, serving youth and families from disadvantaged neighborhoods. FTBNL invests in innovative programs that teach leadership, education and healthy development in Boston & Chicago. The signature program of Foundation To Be Named Later is the Peter Gammons College Scholarship and paired with a mentor and lap top, sends urban young people who have overcome tremendous odds, to the college of their choice.
About Charity: Red Sox Foundation
The official team charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation harnesses the power of Red Sox Nation to support select programs serving at risk children and families across New England. The Foundation’s efforts are primarily focused on its two cornerstone programs, including the Red Sox Scholars Program, which provides tutoring, mentoring, enrichment programs and a college scholarship to academically talented but economically disadvantaged Boston public school students and the Red Sox Foundation's RBI and Rookie League youth baseball and softball programs serving more than 2,000 inner city teens each summer. A 501c3 nonprofit, the Red Sox Foundation raises funds through special events, corporate sponsorships and grants and does not receive an endowment from the team. For more information, please visit www.redsoxfoundation.org.
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