Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami to be Honored at Marlins Park on Charity Partner Day

Marlins Charity Partner to participate in pregame ceremony, gameday experiences and fundraising.

WHO: 2015 Marlins Charity Partner Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami and Marlins Foundation

WHAT: On Friday, April 24, the Marlins Foundation will celebrate the first of four Charity Partner Days at Marlins Park. Charity Partner Days allow the Marlins Foundation to showcase the great work of Charity Partners in our community. In honor of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami's Charity Partner Day, members of their organizations will participate in a variety of pregame and in-game events, including a ceremonial first pitch. Big Brothers Big Sisters will also receive a portion of the proceeds raised through the Marlins Foundation Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle and Mardi Gras Night ticket sales. 

WHEN:  Friday, April 24
 Pregame Ceremony: 6:30 p.m.
 First Pitch: 6:45 p.m.

WHERE:  Marlins Park
   501 Marlins Way
   Miami, FL 33125

WHY: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentor relationships that change lives for the better, forever. The Marlins and Big Brothers Big Sisters will launch a pilot Sports Buddies Program, a highly targeted one-to-one mentoring initiative serving middle and high school students in need of a positive role model.

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About Marlins Foundation

The Marlins Foundation supports the Charity Partners of the Miami Marlins through philanthropy and service. The Foundation is committed to improving the lives of our youth through education, the arts and baseball, with a focus on children with special needs. The funds raised by the Foundation provide unique experiences for kids in our schools, parks and on the water. The Foundation community partnerships and outreach efforts demonstrate the Marlins' leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility and civic engagement.

For additional information please visit www.marlinsfoundation.com.