(East Los Angeles, CA) [From The Editor’s Desk]: Mookie Betts, the Los Angeles Dodgers most popular player and multi-year All-Star, is breaking new ground for his fans and the City, as he launches his new non-profit 5050 Foundation with a great event, his first annual Mookie + Friends Bowling Tournament. The event will take place at downtown’s L.A. Live “Lucky Strike” on Wednesday, February 8th, beginning at 6:00 pm.
Here is the Dodgers press announcement for this outstanding event. A reminder that tickets are on sale. For more details or to make a donation, please visit the Foundation’s website below in the story.
MOOKIE BETTS TO HOST INAUGURAL CHARITY BOWLING EVENT ON FEBRUARY 8th
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodger All-Star Mookie Betts will host the inaugural Mookie Betts + Friends Bowling Tournament on Wednesday, February 8 at Lucky Strike at LA Live. The fun-filled event will benefit Betts’ new charity, The 5050 Foundation, which empowers the next generation of children to make a positive impact on the world. Tickets are available for purchase at www.the5050foundation.org.
“I am very excited to host the inaugural Mookie Betts + Friends Bowling Tournament which will benefit my newly created foundation,” said Mookie Betts. “Brianna and I are committed to helping break barriers that impact the next generation of children, and what better way to raise money than by bowling for a good cause. We’re looking forward to spending time with those who come out for the event.”
The event kicks off at 6:00 p.m. with a silent auction featuring incredible items signed by sports legends, including Magic Johnson, LeBron James, Barry Bonds, Eddie Murray, Jalen Ramsey, and Torii Hunter as well as a round of golf for two with former Dodger and six-time All-Star Kenny Lofton. Following the auction, the bowling tournament will start at 7 p.m. and the winner will take home a mystery bag filled with top-shelf items from select sponsors worth up to $5,000.
–ABOUT THE 5050 FOUNDATION–
The 5050 Foundation believes in every kid’s incredible potential. We’re committed to breaking the barriers that hold them back, especially when it comes to their medical and financial needs. The 5050 Foundation empowers the next generation to make the most of their lives – and make a bigger difference in our world.