PORTLAND, Ore., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fantasy Homeruns, a baseball sports game that tracks only homeruns, announced they will donate 20% of their service fees in 2017 to The Jackie Robinson Foundation. After launching the free online fantasy baseball game ten years ago, Fantasy Homeruns upgraded their online presence offering a low one-time service fee per user in 2016. This year they decided that the service can do more than provide a fun baseball experience for its users; it can help raise money for a non-profit organization that provides positive change for people and communities.
"We believe that everyone in our great country should get an equal and fair chance at a quality education, to become an active and contributing citizen with equal rights," says Marc Urbaitel, co-owner and lead architect of Fantasy Homeruns. Marc designed and built Fantasy Homeruns with his father, Leon Urbaitel, who resides in Burlington, VT.
Leon moved to the United States as a young child and grew up with Jackie Robinson as his baseball idol. "Jackie Robinson was a baseball pioneer but more importantly he was a leader who believed that opportunity is a right for everyone. We strongly endorse that philosophy," states Leon.
About Fantasy Homeruns: Fantasy Homeruns is an online fantasy baseball service that tracks only one statistic, homeruns. Their software allows baseballs fans to draft Major League Baseball players in a fun game that lasts all season long. Gather your friends and relatives and create your own league or join the public game. Mobile applications exist for both Apple and Google phones and tablets. Find out more at http://www.fantasyhomeruns.com
About The Jackie Robinson Foundation: Founded in 1973 by Rachel Robinson, the Foundation has advanced higher education by providing generous, multi-year scholarship awards coupled with a comprehensive set of support services to highly motivated JRF Scholars and Extra Innings Fellows attending colleges and universities throughout the country. Find out more at http://www.jackierobinson.org
FantasyHomeruns.com is not affiliated with The Jackie Robinson Foundation.
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