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Frandsen donates meals to medical workers

@ToddZolecki
May 15, 2020

PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies broadcaster Kevin Frandsen visited Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday to deliver lunch to employees in the oncology unit. It was his way of saying thanks for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frandsen made the visit in memory of his brother,

PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies broadcaster Kevin Frandsen visited Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday to deliver lunch to employees in the oncology unit.

It was his way of saying thanks for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frandsen made the visit in memory of his brother, DJ Frandsen, who died at age 25 following a 19-year battle with cancer.

Frandsen founded the “19 for Life” Foundation, which serves in memory of DJ and funds off-site recreational activities for children coping with serious illness at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital; scholarships for local high school athletes who have overcome illness and adversity; and Bellarmine seniors needing financial assistance to complete their high school education.

Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook .