Matt Kemp is an Oklahoma native, so the tragedy in Oklahoma City yesterday certainly hit home for him. He’s doing something about it:
I’m giving $1000 for tonight’s HR and every HR until the All-Star break for the victims of my hometown in OKC. #PrayforOklahoma
— Matt Kemp (@TheRealMattKemp) May 21, 2013
So too is Chris Singleton:
— Chris Singleton (@c_singleton) May 21, 2013
I always kind of wish athletes would just donate stuff to worthy causes if they are inclined instead of tie it to performance or retweets or something. But ultimately all that matters is that they do what they can and that they use their fame to inspire others to do so as well.