Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians
~ Justin and Meryl Masterson give their time to numerous local non-profit groups, including Providence House, a crisis center for children, and Laura’s Home, a women’s crisis center.
~ Last November, Justin traveled to the Mathare Valley slum in Nairobi, Kenya, in conjunction with Bright Hope to see first-hand the positive their “Feed Their Future” campaign is making. With his help, Bright Hope’s inaugural campaign raised almost $200,000 for the children.
~ He frequently meets and greets terminally ill children at the ballpark.
~ Justin participates in the Indians “Faith Day” at the ballpark, giving his testimony to fans.
~ He visits local veterans that are returning from active duty or about to be deployed.
~ A strong supporter of Cleveland Indians Charities, Justin also works with the non-profit group “Not For Sale,” an organization that raises awareness of human trafficking in America.
~ In the off-season, Justin and Meryl raise money and are active with the Dominican Republic Mission of Mercy in Moca, DR.
Justin Masterson was elected to his first AL All-Star team in 2013. He led the league in games started in 2012 and shutouts in 2013. He is the first Jamaican-born pitcher in Major League history.
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