“The game of baseball is made up of many things. If we do all the little things right, then we’ll never have a big thing to worry about.” - Cal Ripken, Sr.
Group of girls making new friends at camp
Badges for Baseball mentor with two campers
Campers discuss what it means to be uncommon
“It is important to bring in role models when kids are learning to make choices. We want to help them find the right choices to be healthy and productive.” - Roy Cooper, Attorney General, North Carolina
“It’s not about building big league ball players. It’s about building big league people.” - Bill Ripken
January 4, 2018 /
Sam Nagurny

January is celebrated as National Mentoring Month. This month is dedicated to recognize the positive influence mentors have on the lives of young people in communities around the country...

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December 20, 2017 /
Sam Nagurny

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation! Warm Winter wishes to you and yours and here's to the best in 2018! We are looking forward to the coming year here at the Foundation, and hope you are as well! As an announcement - the offices of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 through Monday, January 1,...

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December 6, 2017 /
Courtney Stephens

In 2017, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation once again collaborated with United Healthcare as part of their Do Good. Live Well. campaign to host the Team8 Tour. Along with the Home Depot Foundation and CBS EcoMedia, the Team8 Tour aims to strengthen communities in need across the nation. By working with schools, the Team8 Tour aims to build healthy communities. Each schools needs are different, but the goal is the...

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