Evansville, IN – Mattingly Charities, a non-profit organization, today announced “A Bronx Reunion: An
Evening with Bernie Williams and Don Mattingly presented by United Companies” fundraising event being
held Tuesday, January 9,
, 2018, at the Tropicana, Evansville, Indiana.
The event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, silent auction powered by
HandBid, a Q & A session with former New York Yankee legends Bernie Williams and Don Mattingly. The
classically trained guitarist and Grammy nominated Williams will play acoustic guitar and entertain with
influences that include jazz, classical, pop, Brazilian, and Latin sounds.
“Lori and I are excited former New York Yankee legend Bernie Williams will be joining us for “A Bronx
Reunion” presented by United Companies hosted by Tropicana Evansville.” said Don Mattingly Miami Marlins
manager. “We continue to focus Mattingly Charities efforts on helping underserved children in our hometown
of Evansville by supporting programs which promote youth development.”
Founded by former New York Yankees captain and current Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly, Mattingly
Charities was created to help underserved children by supporting programs which promote youth
development through athletic participation, social development opportunities and educational advancement
In 2017, Mattingly Charities successfully launched the Mattingly RBI League, affiliated with MLB, in in
Evansville, with approximately four-hundred (400) underprivileged youth participating this past Spring. In
addition, Mattingly RBI was invited and sent a representative team to participate in MLB’s friendly round-
robin tournament July 7-10 in Miami, during the 88th MLB All-Star Week.
In addition to supporting the Mattingly RBI program, Mattingly Charities has also provided support to the:
Highland Challenger Baseball League to help provide a safe fun environment for children with disabilities:
YMCA Summer Learning Program at Glenwood Academy to help keep kids engaged in reading and
educational programs during the summer: City of Evansville Splash into Summer program to help provide
basic amenities, such as towels, flip-flops or proper swimwear.
Mattingly Charities is excited to announce Evansville’s United Companies has stepped up to become the
presenting sponsor of the January 9th annual fundraising event.
For more information on how to purchase event tickets or donate online please visit
www.MattinglyCharities.org. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Ray Schulte at
About Mattingly Charities and Mattingly RBI:
Mattingly Charities, a non-profit organization, was created to help underserved children by supporting
programs which promote youth development through athletic participation, social development
opportunities and educational advancement programs.
In conjunction with MLB’s RBI program, Mattingly Charities established Mattingly RBI Evansville and provides
funding, services and equipment for baseball, softball, and ultimately other sports, and related youth
development activities, for the benefit of underprivileged youth, youth leagues, and social welfare and
related organizations. 100% of the efforts of the organization will be focused on these activities to inspire
youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams. Funding will be generated year round through
various activities including special events and direct solicitation of the general public.