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Tom Sox Launch Matching Gift Campaign

The Charlottesville Tom Sox, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and three-time Valley Baseball League champions, announced today (June 15) the launch of a matching gift campaign for the 2024 season. Beginning today and running through July 6, all donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Charlottesville Tom Sox, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and three-time Valley Baseball League champions, announced today (June 15) the launch of a matching gift campaign for the 2024 season. Beginning today and running through July 6, all donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 thanks to an anonymous donor.

 

All donations ensure the continued operation of the Tom Sox and go towards initiatives like field maintenance, team travel, player meals, and much more. The Tom Sox would not exist without community support, so all donations – large or small – make a big impact.

 

Fans can visit https://tomsox.org/donate to make a contribution online or mail a check to PO Box 4836, Charlottesville, VA 22905. For those who would like to donate other means, contact the Tom Sox at info@tomsox.org or visit the merchandise tent at all home games to learn more.

 

ABOUT THE CHARLOTTESVILLE TOM SOX

The Charlottesville Tom Sox, a non-profit member of the Valley Baseball League collegiate summer league, have been one of the most successful collegiate baseball teams since their founding in 2014. The Tom Sox have won three Valley Baseball League championships in eight seasons, tied for the most in the league over that span, and have appeared in all but one championship series since 2017, the most in the league. The ‘Sox reached the pinnacle of summer baseball in 2017 when they were named the No. 1 summer team in the nation by Perfect Game in just their third year on the field.

 

Additionally, the Tom Sox have an extensive record of success at the higher level. Five Tom Sox players have appeared on Major League rosters, including 2023 fourth overall pick Wyatt Langford and Kansas City Royals first baseman Vinnie Pasquantino. Numerous Tom Sox interns have gone on to work in professional sports for teams such as the Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins, New York Jets, and companies including ESPN and the MLB Network.

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