Community service

Roberts offers congratulations to community service groups

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts videoed a video message last week to 11 nonprofits in LA congratulating them on receiving grants from the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation.

Dodger Director Dave Roberts (MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS / Rafu Shimpo)

These grants bring LADF 2021’s total grants to $ 6.2 million, including $ 2.7 million in grants made through its LADF Gives program and an additional $ 3.5 million provided in direct programs and initiatives to include Dodgers Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities and Dodgers Dreamfields.

With a continued focus on food insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic, LADF also made 4 million meals available to families in LA this year, surpassing $ 40 million to support homelessness, education, care. health and sport-based youth development.

“As a team manager, I know what’s going on to lead your team to the big wins,” Roberts said in his remarks. “Thank you for everything you do and for giving each Angeleno an opportunity to flourish. “

Grant recipients included the Alliance for Children’s Rights, LA LGBT Center, Raise a Child, Playworks, CSUN Roy and Roxie Campanella Physiotherapy Fellowship, College Track, The Posse Foundation, Extraordinary Families, National Foster Youth Institute and the Good Plus Foundation. These grants support a range of programs and organizations, including investments in foster families, physical activity, scholarships, college access and more.