The Blue Jays believe that having a safe environment should be the right of all children and youth. Jays Care Foundation helps build and develop these safe places, where children and youth can play baseball, spend time with their friends, develop life-skills and learn from positive role models. Jays Care Foundation has invested more than $4 million in the creation of 40 safe youth spaces – including 20 baseball fields – across Canada to date, in an effort to provide these opportunities to children and youth across Canada.
In 2013, Jays Care disbursed more than $772,000 in Field of Dreams funding to eight charitable and community groups to build safe youth spaces from coast to coast. These organizations include:
In 2013, five completed Field of Dreams projects opened their doors. These organizations include:
|Amount of Funding Available:||Up to $150,000
(multi-year projects may be considered)