Providing resources, opportunities, and hope for America's underserved children

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire, support and promote a pathway to success for underserved and poverty-stricken children within America’s most at-risk communities by using sports and other real-life examples to educate, provide guidance and mentorship!

Grow the Game Fund

Perfect Game has been the leader in growing the game of baseball in all ages, in all ways. In 2021, Perfect Game Cares launched a program dedicated to providing opportunities for baseball and softball players from the many underserved and at-risk communities across America.

This fund is a partnership of Perfect Game Cares, current and former MLB players and corporate partners from across America.

If you know of a player in need of financial assistance to attend a showcase or to offset the expense of travel baseball/softball, please invite them to fill out an application here.

To donate to the Grow the Game Fund, text “GrowTheGame” to 41444 or click the button below.

The Grow the Game Fund Provides



Perfect Game Cares works with community partners and sponsors to create lifelong fans by introducing over 500 children each camp to the games of baseball and softball, cultivating positive memories on the field, and providing hands-on instruction from current and former Major League Baseball players. games of baseball and softball in underserved and at-risk communities through the Perfect Game Cares Foundation’s Grow the Game Fund.

celebrity softball game

Star-studded mash-up of professional athletes and celebrities with proceeds benefitting the Grow the Game Fund. Set to return in the summer of 2023 in America’s Heartland–Cedar Rapids, Iowa–with the addition of a youth Home Run Derby.


hall of fame and fore the kids celebrity charity golf tournament

Celebrating the brightest stars to have moved through the PG system and enjoying a day on the golf course while raising funds for children from America’s underserved and at-risk communities through the Perfect Game Cares Grow the Game Fund.

PG Cares Announces Return of Celebrity Softball Game

PG Cares Celebrates Move to Marion with Ribbon Cutting

The Kernels announce the Rebrand of PG Cares Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium



Contact Us

Please note that The Perfect Game Cares Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity independent of Perfect Game. This form deals solely with our philanthropic endeavors.

For sponsorship or donation inquiries, please contact our Executive Director Jennifer Ford at [email protected] or 319-409-5502.