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Phillies Charities, Inc. Recognizes 2017 Community Heroes

In honor of #GivingTuesday, Phillies Charities, Inc. is saluting dozens of local charities and organizations who are making an impact in the Phillies' major league and minor league communities.
November 28, 2017

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their communities are getting some much-deserved recognition.In honor of #GivingTuesday, Phillies Charities, Inc. is saluting dozens of local charities and organizations who are making an impact in the Phillies' major league and minor league communities. All of these community heroes (listed below) will be

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their communities are getting some much-deserved recognition.
In honor of #GivingTuesday, Phillies Charities, Inc. is saluting dozens of local charities and organizations who are making an impact in the Phillies' major league and minor league communities. All of these community heroes (listed below) will be honored for their charitable efforts on Monday, December 18, at the Phillies Charities, Inc. Holiday Giving Party at Citizens Bank Park. This special event will also recognize those who were selected to receive a 2017 Phillies Charities, Inc. grant, distributed so that their community efforts could continue.
"There are many charities selflessly working to better the lives of others in our communities," said John Weber, President, Phillies Charities, Inc. "Through the support of our fans, Phillies Charities is able to support the efforts of these charitable organizations providing vital services throughout the region."
In the past year, more than $1.2 million was awarded by Phillies Charities, Inc. to charitable organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and in areas near the Phillies minor league affiliates. 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.
2017 Phillies Charities, Inc. Honorees & Grant Recipients