The “Sponsor-a-Scholar” program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
Some of the Phillies will take off their spikes and lace on some bowling shoes tonight during an event for Philadelphia Futures.
NCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State’s football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.
Some Phillies will be taking part in games other than baseball Sunday night, for charity.
White-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures are stable nonprofits, each with the mission of helping Philadelphia public school students get to college, and succeed once they get there.