Coronavirus hits near the home of baseball coach College of the Desert Sam DiMatteo. In January, DiMatteo lost his father.
Family and friends gathered around him by sending donations to DiMatteo’s foundation called SD project in honor of his father.
The SD project is a non-profit organization that supports young people at risk by providing them with sports equipment that they otherwise do not have access to.
The donations went to support a local Coachella Valley boy named Andrew.
“All the donations you sent me as a tribute to my father. We donated to Andrew from Coachella Valley who lost his father a little over a year ago. This will help his mother pay for new equipment and baseball fees in the future. My father had loved this. Thank you, “DiMatteo wrote on Instagram.
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