Phillies Charities, Inc. to Honor Community Heroes on Monday, December 14

Dozens of organizations to be recognized for helping those in need, awarded nearly $2 million in Phillies Charities, Inc. grants to ensure that community efforts continue

Community heroes will take center stage on Monday, December 14, at a very special Phillies Charities, Inc. Holiday Giving Party at Citizens Bank Park.

The event will salute dozens of local charities and organizations making an impact in the community, and also recognize those who were selected to receive a 2015 Phillies Charities, Inc. grant. This past year alone, nearly $2 million was awarded by Phillies Charities, Inc. to charitable organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and near the Phillies spring training and minor league affiliates.

"There are many charitable organizations providing vital services to individuals and families in need," said Lyn Montgomery, President, Phillies Charities, Inc. "It is our hope that the Phillies Charities grants will enhance the efforts of these outstanding charities in assisting the underserved in our community."

Phillies Charities, Inc. serves as the fundraising arm of the Phillies organization and awards grants to a variety of charitable organizations each year. For more information on Phillies Charities, Inc. please visit www.phillies.com/community.

2015 Phillies Charities, Inc. Honorees & Grant Recipients

ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter Philadelphia, PA
Being Beautiful Foundation North Wales, PA
Bethesda Project Philadelphia, PA
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
CPR/AED Public Awareness & Training Network, Inc. Bala Cynwyd, PA
David's Drive 831, Inc. Coatesville, PA
Delta Community Supports, Inc. Blue Bell, PA
Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Hershey, PA
Friends of Dottie's House, Inc. Brick, NJ
The Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit Milford, NJ
Greensgrow Philadelphia Project Philadelphia, PA
The Hamels Foundation Philadelphia, PA & Malawi, Africa
Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley Bethlehem, PA
Kula Project Atlanta, GA & Rwanda, Africa
Mikayla's Voice Nazareth, PA
Mothers' Home, Inc. Darby, PA
The Moyer Foundation Philadelphia, PA & Seattle, WA
Paws and Affection, Inc. Narberth, PA
Pennsylvania SPCA Philadelphia, PA
People's Emergency Center Philadelphia, PA
The Peter Powerhouse Foundation Harleysville, PA
Philabundance Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Athletics Youth Sports Association (PAYSA) Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Futures Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Police Athletic League Philadelphia, PA
Pride Ventures Marlton, NJ
Prysm Youth Center of Delaware County, Inc. Media, PA
Richie Ashburn Harry Kalas Baseball Foundation Blue Bell, PA
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue Lumberville, PA
The Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Throncroft Equestrian Center Malvern, PA
Tug McGraw Foundation Yountville, CA
The Veterans Group Philadelphia, PA
The Village of Arts and Humanities Philadelphia, PA
The Women's Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bensalem, PA