Who We Are
Mattingly Charities is a nonprofit organization and was founded in 2007 in North Haven, CT. The original mission of the charity was to provide funding for baseball/softball equipment and other youth development services for the benefit of underprivileged youth.
Mattingly Charities moved its headquarters in 2015 to Evansville, IN, Don and Lori Mattingly's hometown, based on their desire to help under-served children in the Evansville area.
The first two Evansville-based projects that Mattingly Charities entered into in 2015 were to fund field enhancements for the Highland Baseball Challenger League and to create the Mattingly RBI program, administered by the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville.
In recent years, Mattingly Charities has expanded their focus from solely athletic programs to also include support for educational and social development programs.
We partner with a number of Evansville organizations whose mission aligns with ours, such as the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville, the YMCA of Southwest Indiana and the Highland Baseball Challenger League to fund programs/projects which provide youth athletics, education, and social development in under-served areas of the Evansville community. 100% of the efforts of Mattingly Charities is focused on these activities.
Lori and I both realize our foundation came from our childhood experiences in Evansville, the place we are proud to call our home. Our goal is to continue to establish and support programs for children where there is an unmet need. Continuing to grow the outreach of Mattingly Charities will require a strong commitment on our part along with the collaboration of the many organizations from the Evansville community. None of this could happen without the support of our many friends and family. --Don Mattingly
About Don Mattingly
Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Don Mattingly played his entire 14-year Major League career from 1982-95 with the New York Yankees. Currently, Don is the manager of the Miami Marlins.
- 2016 - Present: Miami Marlins Manager
- 2011-2015: Los Angeles Dodgers Manager
- 2008- 2010: Los Angeles Dodgers Hitting Coach
- 2007: New York Yankees Bench Coach
- 2004-2006: New York Yankees Hitting Coach
- 1997 New York Yankees Retired #23
- 6x All-Star
- 9X Gold Glove Award Winner
- 3X Silver Slugger Award Winner
- 1985 AL MVP
- 1984 AL Batting Champ
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