Updated: Mar 23
Jeff Zrebiec details how Twitter, the Ravens, big hearts, and Lamar’s successful 2019 season led to an unexpected boost in year-end donations to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore
Days after becoming only the second player in NFL history to be voted unanimous League MVP, Lamar Jackson’s support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore was highlighted in Jeff Zrebiec’s article in The Athletic “How Lamar Jackson’s season inspired fantasy owners to give back and the Baltimore organization that benefited.”
In addition to taking the time to visit our Webster Kendrick Club in Park Heights, the day after a tough loss in Kansas City nonetheless, Lamar and the Ravens chose BGCMB as their charity of choice for fantasy football team owners to consider donating to with their league winnings. The news spread on social media and the result was over 100 donations from new friends spanning 34 states and 3 countries! The impact – both financially and for the morale of our Club kids and staff – was an incredible surprise during the holiday season.
You can read the article here.