Dodgers News: Mookie Betts ‘Very Excited’ To Host 5050 Foundation Bowling Event

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Before Mookie Betts begins a fourth season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, he is poised to host the inaugural bowling tournament to benefit his 5050 Foundation.

“I am very excited to host the inaugural Mookie Betts + Friends Bowling Tournament which will benefit my newly created foundation,” Betts said in a statement.

“Brianna and I are committed to helping break barriers that impact the next generation of children, and what better way to raise money than by bowling for a good cause. We’re looking forward to spending time with those who come out for the event.”

The 5050 Foundation is putting together a first annual “Mookie Betts + Friends Bowling Tournament” on Wednesday, February 8, at Lucky Strike L.A. Live in downtown.

Tickets to the event start at $500 for general admission, which includes drinks, food, red carpet access and a viewing area to watch the bowling tournament.

Betts also is providing fans with an opportunity to gain entry at a lower cost through an Instagram raffle to further raise money for his foundation.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, with the option to make a flat-rate donation that will go toward the purchase of toys for kids.

The event begins at 6:00 p.m. PT with a silent auction that is due to feature items signed by Magic Johnson, LeBron James, Barry Bonds, Eddie Murray, Jalen Ramsey and Torii Hunter, as well as a round of golf for two with Kenny Lofton.
Following the auction, the bowling tournament begins at 7 p.m. and the winner will take home a mystery bag filled with top-shelf items from select sponsors worth up to $5,000.

Mookie Betts’ 5050 Foundation

The 5050 Foundation has a mission of “breaking the barriers that hold kids back, especially when it comes to their medical and financial needs. The Foundation is empowering the next generation to make the most of their lives – and make a bigger difference in our world.”

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