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Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Adjusts Mission for Immediate Needs, Surpasses Three Million Mark in Distributing Meals During Strike Out Hunger Campaign
When COVID-19 struck, we were all stunned, confused and scared. At that time, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation was focusing its energies on the programs that they have grown nationally - constructing Youth Development Parks to provide kids in underserved communities...read more
Cal Unites With 24 Hours Team and Gordon Ramsay on FOX Network Special to Help Revitalize Ellicott City
Back in mid-February, Cal spent the day working with world-renowned chef, Gordon Ramsay and his 24 Hours crew, to help inspire the Phoenix Emporium team as they rebuilt and transitioned their restaurant to a new location. This was shown in the episode of Gordon...read more
Cal made his Twitter debut on April 7th, delighting baseball fans around the world and for an important reason; with the COVID-19 global pandemic affecting millions of people in the United States and abroad, one of the areas most impacted by the crisis is and...read more
Cal recently joined world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay to help with revitalization efforts in Ellicott City, Maryland as part of an upcoming episode of Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, SOS. The show takes on its biggest makeover challenge to date,...read more
Cal delivered an insightful and entertaining general session keynote speech in front of a packed audience at the 82nd annual Truckload Carriers Association Convention on Monday, March 2nd in Kissimmee, Florida. The speech called upon the importance of rallying around...read more
Cal’s discussions on hard work and perseverance within the speaking circuit continues to grow as he recently spoke with members of the Long Fence organization, celebrating their 75th anniversary! He delighted the crowd with an inspiring message, focused on the eight...read more
Known as one of Baltimore’s top single-day fundraisers, the 16th annual Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Aspire Gala did not disappoint! On Friday, February 21, Cal and Bill Ripken helped host the annual event that raised $3.9 million to help support the Ripken Foundation’s...read more
Cal had the honor of serving as the keynote speaker at the 50th Annual St Louis Men's Club Against Cancer on November 21 where he shared the message of perseverance and to never give up. St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer helps raise funds to support cancer...read more
The Ripken Experience is going Disney World! On Tuesday, August 20, Cal joined the Ripken Baseball team in Flordia to announce a partnership between ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Ripken Baseball that will bring Ripken's premier youth baseball tournaments...read more
On Friday, August 9, Cal joined many of his former teammates at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to celebrate the 30th anniversay of the beloved 1989 “Why Not?” team. Despite a second place finish, that team has been one of the most talked about teams in Orioles history!...read more
Cal Ripken, Jr. is baseball’s all-time “Iron Man”, Hall of Famer and now … American business leader. Raised in a baseball family Cal's playing career spanned 21 seasons, all with his hometown Baltimore Orioles. After retiring from the game in 2001 he remained dedicated to baseball through the establishment and growth of Ripken Baseball and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation. Over the years he has served as a spokesman for numerous brands, has been a national broadcaster and evolved into one of the most sought-after corporate speakers and authors in the country.
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