Harper Steps Up For Home Town

Phillies' OF Makes Large Donation To Three Square Food Bank

Mark Thomas
April 02, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies runs out a single to right during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 20, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Baseball superstar and Las Vegas native Bryce Harper is pledging his support of his hometown with a $500,000 donation. 

The former league MVP, who plays for the Phillies, is donating the money to charities in both Philadelphia and Las Vegas, including Three Square Las Vegas.  Harper posted to social media that “Las Vegas will always be my family’s first home” as he looks to do his part to help the two communities in the Coronavirus battle.