The BennettStrong Foundation was among 35 organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and other areas near the Phillies minor league affiliates, that were awarded a grant from Phillies Charities, Inc. to help continue their charitable efforts. More than $525,000 in grants from Phillies Charities, Inc. were awarded.
BennettStrong Foundation, along with the other community heroes, will be honored for their charitable efforts on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Phillies Charities, Inc. #GivingTuesday Holiday Party at Citizens Bank Park.
“We are so excited for the generous support the Phillies Charities, Inc. has given BennettStrong,” said co-founder Mary Pellegrino. “We’ve been able to make memories at the ballpark while raising awareness and funds for children in our community. Now, with this grant, we have fully funded the first phase of our NI/ICU (neonatal/infant intensive care unit) parent survival kits. We’ll be moving onto the next phase of this project, as well as exploring some new projects we’ve only been able to dream about doing. We’d like to thank the Phillies Charities, Inc. for their support of families and children with complex medical needs.”
In the past year, Phillies Charities, Inc. awarded more than $2 million to a variety of charitable organizations. 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., visit phillies.com/community.
The mission of the BennettStrong Foundation is to provide support to families of medically complex children. To learn more about the foundation, visit bennettstrong.org