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David Ortiz raises US$350,000 for medical care for children

The Boston Globe reports that the David Ortiz fundraising celebrity golf tournament in Punta Cana last week was a major success. The newspaper says that the three-day event raised around US$350,000 for charity projects. The tournament that took place at the Punta Espada Golf Course and the Sanctuary Cap Cana Resort will provide significant funds for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund in partnership with the World Pediatric Project and Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

The participants included Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, former pro wrestler Torrie Wilson, Blue Jay Jose Bautista, Adam Jones and Manny Machado of the Orioles, former Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias, Sox pitcher Franklin Morales, MLB Network’s Kevin

Millar, former NESN reporter Heidi Watney, Dropkick Murphy Ken Casey, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, former ballplayers Barry Larkin, Jim Rice, Tim Wakefield, Mariano Duncan, Andres Galarraga, Luis Tiant, and Ivan Rodriguez, former Pats receiver Troy Brown, boxer Micky Ward, actor Chris Tucker, actress Eliza Dushku and boyfriend Rick Fox, former SNL cast member Rachel Dratch, chef Ming Tsai, Strega boss Nick Varano, comedian Lenny Clarke and KISS 108′s Matt Siegel.

Source: DR1

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Last updated October 26, 2016 at 10:54 PM
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