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Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Fifth Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

New York, NY (April 3, 2014) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fifth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards …

2013 Winter Wish Gala Raises $1.95 Million

Our 2013 Winter Wish Gala took place last week, raising $1.95 million to help us support families and teens struggling with substance abuse issues. With 500 distinguished guests and friends, we celebrated our work – made possible due to our dedicated …

Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Fourth Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

New York, NY (June 20, 2013) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fourth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards …

Armstrong Broke World Records in Cycling, Then Shattered Them with Performance Enhancing Drugs

Lance Armstrong has finally acknowledged what so many suspected for so long. After countless adamant denials, he admitted to doping and to using performance-enhancing substances (PES) during the span of his cycling career in an interview with Oprah Winfrey this …

Major League Baseball and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Present Third Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to Exemplary Youth Coach and Teen Athlete

L-R: L.A. Angels of Anaheim’s C.J. Wilson, Student-Athlete Abby Martinen, Coach Tom Vicini and MLB’s Tom Brasuell. Photo Credit: Joshua Wong Photography ~Tom Vicini of Lynch, Kentucky and Abby Martinen of Dover, New Hampshire are Honored~ New York, NY (December …

Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Third Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

New York, NY (May 8, 2012) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the third annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards …

Major League Baseball and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Present Second Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to Exemplary Coach and Teen Athlete

~Susan Mayberry of Overland Park, Kansas and Carlos Umana of El Paso, Texas are Honored~ New York, NY (November 4, 2011) – Susan Mayberrry, a youth coach and teacher from Overland Park, Kansas and Carlos Umana, a teen athlete from …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s 25th Anniversary Gala Raises $1,980,000

This past Tuesday, The Partnership at Drugfree.org hosted our 25th Anniversary Gala at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City, an annual event that allows us to gather and show gratitude to those who support us and have been instrumental in …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org calls on NFL and NFL Players Association to Finalize Agreement to Test for Human Growth Hormone

The Partnership at Drugfree.org responds to recent press reports indicating that the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association regarding a test for Human Growth Hormone is being reexamined and the new testing protocol may not …

MLB Star Pitcher C.J. Wilson Teams Up With The Partnership at Drugfree.org to Encourage Healthy Play

New York, NY- August 23, 2011– Texas Rangers’ All-Star pitcher and philanthropist C.J. Wilson is partnering with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to promote the importance of a drug-free lifestyle and practice of healthy competition with a digital and grassroots effort, …