Category: Philanthropy

Color Wars at Timber Lake and Tyler Hill Camps!

An epic competition between teams represented by different colors, Color War is a tradition at many summer camps. Alex kicked off two Color War competitions at the Timber Lake and Tyler Hill Camps this summer! He spoke about his experience in the MLB and the meaningful relationships he formed in the clubhouse, in addition to… Read more »

Project Destined

The mission of Project Destined is to transform minority youth into owners and stakeholders in the communities in which they live, work and play. With the careful guidance of its leadership team, Project Destined will produce the nation’s largest number of minority owners of real estate under the age of 18 one block at a… Read more »

A-Rod Visits Michigan State University

Alex Rodriguez visited the campus and athletic facilities at Michigan State University in January of 2018. He inspired the players of the MSU basketball team, in a pre-game pep speech, just hours before the team defeated the Indiana University Hoosiers in an 85- 57 blowout. During the game, Rodriguez was also featured on the Fox… Read more »

University of Miami Fall Commencement 2017

Alex Rodriguez was the invited keynote speaker at the 2017 Fall Commencement Ceremony at the University of Miami. Mr. Rodriguez gave a heart- warming and inspirational address to the 600 graduates of the 2017 class. Michael Raghunandan, a scholarship recipient of the Alex Rodriguez Scholarship at the University of Miami, graduated with a degree in… Read more »

J-Rod Produces “Somos Una Voz” Concert

On October 14th, 2017, A-list celebrities gathered together to raise money for “Somos Una Voz” – a concert and telethon benefiting Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Together with large corporations such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Hand in Hand, and Lennar, they raised over $30 million for hurricane… Read more »

New Baseball Fields for BGC Kendall

A-Rod Corp, along with Major League Baseball, Scotts, and The Miami Marlins, donated brand new baseball and basketball facilities to the Kendall Boys and Girls Club. Stephen Cohen, Scott Kovalik, Newport Property Construction, Wheels Up, and Magical Builders also made considerable monetary donations. Alex threw out the first pitch and he, alongside a few others,… Read more »

Robin Hood NYC raised over $54M to help those in need

On May 15th 2017, the Robin Hood foundation raised over $54 million dollars to help those living in poverty in New York City. Alex Rodriguez co-chaired the event with Emily and Len Blavatnik, Mary Kathryn and Alex Navab, and Jackie and David Simon. Coldplay made a special appearance and performed for the incredible crowd that… Read more »

A-Rod attends BTIG Charity Day

Over the last 15 years, BTIG has invited celebrity partners to help in donating funds to charities, many of them supporting children worldwide. Each year, celebrities partner to join BTIG to help build excitement and momentum for the event, while acting as ambassadors for charities of their choice. Alex has been involved with the organization for the past… Read more »

The A-Rod Basketball Classic

2016 marked the 15th year of the A-ROD Basketball Classic. The event reflects Alex’s unwavering understanding of what it means to give young kids a chance to play hard, expand their horizons and feel the rush of success, regardless of the sport. Read more….

Harlem RBI

Together with MLB’s Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., the MLB Urban Youth Foundation, Alex Rodriguez, presented a check to Harlem RBI for $100,000. Read more….

MLBPA Players Trust City Clinics

The 14-time All Star Alex Rodriguez and five of his teammates – Andrew Miller, Chase Whitley, John Ryan Murphy, Chris Martin and Chasen Shreve – shared their winning spirit at a special youth clinic at the NY Autism Charter School. Read more….