Ks for a Cause
This season, I want to give back to my hometown community in a really meaningful way. Ks for a Cause will support several incredible nonprofit organizations doing impactful work to promote STEM and offer a variety of youth programming across the greater Los Angeles area. I will donate $1,000 per strikeout (K) throughout the regular season. Each month, a different nonprofit organization focused on STEM and/or youth programming will be designated. I will fully fund this initiative through grants via the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) and also partner with LADF to evaluate potential partner organizations and to work with receiving organizations. Ks for a Cause combines two things I love in life: strikeouts and helping others. I will also be highlighting these organizations through a new, dedicated content series on my YouTube Channel and with limited-edition Ks for a Cause merchandise.
All proceeds were to be donated to support MLB staff members who are out of work while the games have been suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak. Bauer also set up a GoFundMe account that has raised almost $20,000. He has set a target of $1 million.