RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether it's announcing play-by-play at a New York Mets game or giving to those in need through their foundation -- Pitch in for a Good Cause -- SNY-TV sportscasters Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling are in the game all-year round.
Pitch in for a Good Cause Foundation, the brainchild of Lynn Cohen (Gary's wife), is a non-profit organization that sells tickets to special Mets events, T-shirts, baseball caps, bears and mugs with one objective in mind: to give back to those who are less fortunate. Taking advantage of their unique position as popular television sportscasters, Pitch in for a Good Cause is a way for Gary, Keith and Ron to connect with baseball fans while also supporting favorite charities.
Pitch in for a Good Cause (a.k.a. GaryKeithandRon ), now entering its third year, is pleased to announce that The Nourishing Kitchen of New York City has been selected as the 2010 recipient of all net proceeds from the group's fundraising. The Nourishing Kitchen of NYC is a non-profit community food program in East Harlem that serves free nutritional hot meals to meet the needs of their low-income neighbors and provides cooking classes for people of all ages so they can learn how to prepare healthy meals The facility also provides opportunities for volunteers to give of themselves in service to others.
"Gary, Keith, Ron and I are grateful to all of our loyal GKR members for their support and dedication to our efforts", said Lynn Cohen. "Their generosity in buying GaryKeithandRon items, and participating in our events, goes directly to supporting worthy organizations and helping people who might be going through some of life's toughest challenges. It is an honor to be a part of the effort that unites baseball fans and philanthropy."
"We are truly grateful to be chosen as one of the charities to partner with Pitch in for a Good Cause," said Gina Puzzanghera, founder and director of The Nourishing Kitchen of New York City. "The contribution from Pitch in for a Good Cause will go far in allowing us to continue to help feed the urban community and provide nutritional education. We are thrilled and proud to be a part of the Pitch in for a Good Cause team."
For more information, please visit pitchinforagoodcause.org.
SOURCE Pitch in for a Good Cause Foundation