Albuquerque Isotopes and BUSH'S Beans to Donate to Locker #505 on Giving Tuesday
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The Albuquerque Isotopes, in partnership with BUSH'S® Beans, announced today they will provide a donation to Locker #505 as part of #GivingTuesday, a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropic events at the start of the holiday season, on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Since its inaugural year in 2012, Giving Tuesday has been a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the popular shopping holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the event kicks off the giving season each year by inspiring people to give back.
This past season, Josh Fuentes was named the BUSH'S Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the 2018 Triple-A All-Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to the award, BUSH'S and the Isotopes will contribute to the local community by providing a monetary donation to Locker #505.
"The Isotopes take great pride in contributing to the betterment of our community and are proud to once again partner with such a fantastic organization like Locker #505," said Isotopes General Manager John Traub. "BUSH's Beans should also be commended on their commitment to helping the children of Bernalillo County."
BUSH'S Beans sponsored 11 All-Star Game MVP awards throughout Minor League Baseball this summer. Each BUSH'S MVP Award recipient's team will be donating to a local charitable organization of the team's choosing.
"It is truly inspiring to see how MiLB clubs and their local communities support each other," said Mike Morris, Senior Brand Manager at Bush Brothers & Company. "We are proud to recognize the contributions of BUSH'S All-Star MVP Award winner Josh Fuentes by joining with the Isotopes to contribute to Locker #505.
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