Brewers All In When It Comes to the Charity of Its Community Foundation

NOW: Brewers All In When It Comes to the Charity of Its Community Foundation
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Behind the excitement and love of the game is a commitment to community.

The traditional 50/50 raffle returns with this baseball season, generating more than $2 million for the Brewers community Foundation which then pays it forward to some 200 non profit groups.

"It's just fun to see every game day someone win a sizable pot of money," said Executive Director Cecelia Gore. "A portion of that money comes to the foundation to support kids learning baseball, learning how to read, immunizations."

Fans will get the chance to purchase online unique experiences. There's a pitching session with a coach and player. An autographed jersey from legendary slugger Hank Aaron is also up for auction.

Master Lock is helping the team do a bike build at Miller Park in June for the kids with the Next Door Foundation.

In August, Matt Garza hosting his annual bowl- a-thon.

One of the most beloved programs is the Brewers Buddy Tickets, giving kids who couldn't otherwise the chance to see a game in person.

But don't you dare call this PR.

For the lady who runs the foundation, it's just living up to the reputation of a hometown team.

"All of our players are involved with community outreach," promises Gore. "Our front office gets involved. And then we have our fans. We are 100% giving to the community."

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