The manager of the Dominican Baseball Team for the 2023 World Classic was present at the charity activity organized in New York by SOMOS Community Care.
Nelson Cruz is a man who is recognized for his prowess as a baseball player Big leagues. Nevertheless, Cross He is also a man who is very inclined towards humanitarian aid, for which he has been recognized on various occasions for the work carried out in his hometown in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic.
As part of the recognition of his charitable work, Nelson Cruz received the Muhammad Ali Award during the 2020 ESPYs, which recognizes the humanitarian work athletes do.
During 2022, Cruz has continued with what has been his tradition and on this occasion he joined the institution SOMOS Community Care to deliver five thousand turkeys for the holiday of Thanksgiving which is celebrated in the United States. This activity has been held in New York City for 20 years.
During the event, in which the members of the network of doctors and specialists that make up SOMOS Community Care were also honored, its president, Dr. Ramón Tallaj, explained the reasons behind the act.
“Every year SOMOS Community Care comes together to share with the people of New York’s neighborhoods, its employees, charitable senior housing places and the community to bring a little joy to Thanksgiving week. We realize that the food we distribute feeds thousands of people who cannot afford it. That is why it gives us great joy to helpsaid Dr. Tallaj.
Nelson Cruzwho recently became a free agent after Washington Nationals decided not to take the team option of the Dominican’s contract for 2023, he has not yet announced plans to play next year and is focusing his attention on the formation of the Dominican team that will go to play at the World Baseball Classic 2023.
Dominican Republic occupies the so-calledgroup of death”, where they are Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Israel Y Nicaragua.