HD Day in the Ballpark

Houston — With the support of Houston Astros pitcher Joe Smith and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), about 100 Huntington’s disease patients and their families got to relax for a few hours and take in a ballgame at Minute Maid Park. The tickets for the Sept. 15 game were donated by Smith, whose mother is battling the inherited, progressive neurodegenerative …

Lance McCullers PDQ Event

 Houston Astros World Series champion and All-Star pitcher Lance McCullers, Jr. will kick off the 2018 Postseason at PDQ Bunker Hill this Monday, October 1 from 6-7 pm. A portion of sales from the event will benefit the Lance McCullers, Jr. Foundation so come out for some delicious food while supporting a great cause. Click here for more information

2nd Annual TeamUp Event

Culture Map Houston – Proving again to be one of the most likable off-the-field teams in professional sports, the Houston Astros took over one of Houston’s hottest style spots for a feel-good fundraiser for some worthy causes at the recent Team Up for Kids and K9s event. On a day off against the Cleveland Indians, World Series champs José Altuve, Lance McCullers, …

HelpCureHD Luncheon

“It’s been amazing to be part of this Houston family,” LaForce said from the podium. “We’ve lived in 11 cities and played with five teams, but we’ve never felt more welcome than we have here.” “It’s hard today when everyone has a cause and every single player has a foundation,” she continued. “But 30,000 people are affected with Huntington’s disease, …

Athletes+Causes Cleveland

Athletes+Causes Cleveland  Tonight was a special night for a number of local athletes! It was the event “Athletes and Causes” — a celebration of the chartibable work from folks like Tribe pitcher Carlos Carrasco, and former Tribe pitcher Joe Smith, who plays for the Blue Jays now. The funds raised tonight will go to the athletes’ foundations. Carrasco says being …

Grady Goat Yoga

WFLA’s Cyndi Visits Hat Trick Ranch to Try Goat Yoga  Cyndi visits Hat Trick Ranch to try Goat Yoga. Debbie Canton started Grady Goat Foundation in March. The Foundation raises money for children with disabilities. Goat yoga takes place every Saturday on the farm in Thonotosassa.  Click here to check out the video! To reserve a spot for Goat Yoga …

Carlos Carrasco Stuffs the Bus with Books

Cleveland Indians’ Carlos Carrasco hosting book drive to benefit Cleveland schools, libraries CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Indians hope to bring home a win during Wednesday’s game against the Dodgers. For pitcher Carlos Carrasco, the game is also a way to bring resources to local schools and libraries. Carrasco partnered with United Way to host the second annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ book …

Astros Altuve, McCullers Team Up for Charity Event

Lance McCuller Jr. and José Altuve Team up for Kids and K9s  HOUSTON — Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. may seem like an unlikely pair. They’re from different countries, play different positions and took different paths to the big leagues — Altuve as a 16-year-old Venezuelan who wouldn’t take no for an answer, and McCullers …

A+C Annual Fundraiser Brings Community Together to Help Others

Athletes and Causes Hosts is fourth Annual Fundraising Event in Tampa  From the time you arrived at Athletes & Causes’ Fourth Annual Fundraising Event at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, it was clear this wasn’t your average cocktail reception. As you made your way through the entrance to the event, it felt like a red carpet. You were …

Fuld Raises Awareness at SLAMDiabetes Event

The Sum Fuld  Second SLAMDiabetes Event Raises $50,000 for Type 1 Diabetes Research TAMPA, Fla. — Sam Fuld took a deep breath and dropped his left hand to his hip, armed with a ball. The A’s outfielder stood with his heel on the pitching rubber and brought his hands together. He coiled back with an exaggerated windup. For a beat …