Adam Wainwright’s Big League Impact fantasy football league raises $240,000 for charities

“We know that the real winners here are the people these organizations help every day, and we’re excited to compete against each other to benefit those in need.” Adam Wainwright’s charity, Big League Impact, is continuing to prove true to its namesake. Big League Impact raised $240,000 for dozens of charities throughout the NFL season as…

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Three friends with an extra ticket were heading to Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game, looking for someone to give it to. Sean Wetzonis, Pedro Lugo and Francisco Rios and another friend, all from Malden, Massachusetts, had their whole evening planned out. They’d make the trek into Boston to watch their Red Sox play the Toronto…

I Just Want One Day Back!

If you could go back and change one day in your life, would you? A day that in hindsight adversely affected the course of your life and those most important to you. I can say without a doubt that June 13, 2009 is that day for me. A day that should have been a catalyst…

Big Vision: Nonprofit, Dodgers, Give Free Glasses to Kids

In April 2012, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney and Austin Beutner, a civic leader and candidate for mayor, showed up at Castelar Elementary School in Chinatown for the launch of Vision To Learn. The program gives free eyeglasses to kids who need but don’t have or can’t afford them, on the idea that…