MLB The Show studio donates $875K to Jackie Robinson Foundation

On the occasion of Rachel Robinson’s 100th birthday Sony made a generous contribution

MLB The Show donated more than $875,000 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation  

It was founded in 1973 and it ensures the professional development programs for college students from a minority background.

Ramone Russell, presented the large check at PLAY BALL Park to Nichol Whiteman, CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

With the funding, San Diego Studio created scholarships for young adults who are pursuing careers in the video game industry.

This partnership ensures that the Black and Brown youth have the access and the opportunity that they need, whiteman said.

Whiteman said that the foundation made a seminal difference in her reaching the heights that she has in her career.

With Sony’s support, that opportunity will now be afforded to so many more like her.