As we announced tonight on Sportsnet’s Blue Jays Central, Jays Care Foundation, charitable organization of Toronto Blue Jays, will be completed in 2021 investments of over $ 1 million in infrastructure which will benefit children and young people in Canada through the program Field of Dreams.
Fourteen organizations from seven provinces will receive funding to build, upgrade and refurbish baseball courts where children and young people can learn life skills and learn from positive role models. The Jays Care Foundation has invested more than $ 15 million in safe rooms in ten provinces and two territories across the country over the past ten years.
The following communities and organizations are selected as recipients of a 2021 Field Of Dreams donation from the Jays Care Foundation :
- Bedeque (PEI) – Bedeque & Area Minor Baseball Association
- Dartmouth, NS – Diamond Dawgs Baseball Club
- Tobique First Nation (NB) – Mah-Sos School
- La Pocatière (Que.) – La Pocatière Minor Baseball Association
- Blind River (Ont.) – Blind River City
- Forest (Ont.) – Forest Minor Baseball Association
- Gananoque (Ont.) – City of Gananoque
- Kenora (Ont.) – Kenora Chiefs Advisory
- Ottawa (Ont.) – South Ottawa Little League
- St. Mary’s (Ont.) – Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
- Toronto (Ont.) – Variety Village
Toronto (Ont.) – West Hill Baseball League
- Moosomin (Sask.) – Moosomin Minor Ball Association
- Beaumont (Alta.) – Beaumont Minor Baseball Association
“After a particularly difficult year, we hope that today’s announcement will give families in these communities the opportunity to celebrate and rejoice. We are happy to help organizations across the country to create attractive new rooms for children and young people, so that they can get in touch with each other when it is safe to do so, said Robert Witchel, CEO, Jays Care Foundation. As we support this year’s recipients from Maritimes to Alberta, we are excited to continue investing in infrastructure to support children and young people across the country. ”
The Field Of Dreams program was made possible by our largest financial partner, Rogers Communications, which has contributed over $ 10 million to support Jays Care Foundation programs over the past decade, including field projects. Of Dreams nationwide.
“Every youth deserves a safe space and reliable mentors to help them thrive, have fun and learn life skills,” he said. Sevaun Palvetzian, Chief Communications Officer and Senior Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Rogers. We are very proud to work with the Jays Care Foundation, which strives to provide young people with barriers that provide important support for their well-being. Congratulations to this year’s Field Of Dreams community and thank you for all you do to bring the baseball spirit to young Canadians. ”
Jeremy Knight, Jeremy.Knight@bluejays.com, 416-451-3343
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