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Our Mission
The Roy Hobbs Foundation is dedicated to raising consciousness of and funds
  1. Leukemia Research through recognized research institutions and programs and
  2. The advancement of baseball and housing opportunities for mentally & physically challenged children and adults.
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Our Story

The Roy Hobbs Foundation has been established to use the passion for baseball in order to support the research into finding cures for Leukemia and related blood cancers, and to financially support Challenged Baseball organizations. This is achieved by the members of the Foundation who plan, manage, and implement fundraiser events, using creative ways to raise funds for the mission.

The Roy Hobbs Foundation is made up of individuals who are looking for a way to leverage their passion of baseball, who are looking for an opportunity to give back to their communities in a number of ways, who believe in the ethic of the dugout, that teammates lift each other up, and who understand that we are all teammates when it comes to our love for the game of baseball and our responsibility to help our fellow man.

The Roy Hobbs Foundation has applied to be a fully charitable 501c3 organization and is operating under the assumption the 501c3 will be completed at year's end. The Foundation is assisted logistically by Roy Hobbs Diamond Enterprises (Roy Hobbs Baseball). Roy Hobbs Baseball is fully committed to supporting the Foundation's mission by donating the organizational and administrative time. This enables the Foundation to turn over 99% of all monies raised to recognized charitable groups and research organizations.

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“Those who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”

-Old Chinese Proverb
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3844 Akron Peninsula Road
Akron, Ohio

330.923.3400 (office)
330.352.2171 (Tom Giffen cell)
330.923.1967 (fax)