Mattingly Charities Announce Event Director

Wednesday, September 30, 2015


December 3, 2015 at USI Theatre with Special Guests Albert Pujols and Toby Keith


Evansville, IN - Mattingly Charities, a non-profit organization, today announced Evansville's Pete Paradossi has been named Mattingly Charities Event Director for the "An Intimate Evening with Friends presented by United Companies" fundraising event being held Thursday, December 3rd, at the USI Theatre, within the University of Indiana's Performance Center, Evansville, Indiana.

"We are excited Pete has joined our Mattingly Charities team in Evansville." said Don Mattingly.  "Pete is a successful business leader, who also shares our passion and commitment to serve the underprivileged youth of Evansville."

The event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, a silent auction, a question/answer session with Don Mattingly and baseball superstar, Albert Pujols. It will conclude with musical entertainment featuring country music singer, songwriter icon, Toby Keith.

Founded by former New York Yankees captain and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, Mattingly Charities was created to serve under-privileged youth by supporting programs throughout the country that promote baseball and softball participation.

Mattingly Charities is also proud to announce Evansville's United Companies has stepped up to become the presenting sponsor of the December 3rd fundraising event. 

"United Companies is excited to team up with Don Mattingly and Mattingly Charities to support their fundraising efforts to launch Mattingly RBI next baseball season." said Ron Romain, CEO and President.  "Reviving Baseball In Inner Cities (RBI) is a Major League Baseball sponsored program designed to promote and provide disadvantaged youth the opportunity to experience baseball and softball.  We are proud to be part of Don and Lori Mattingly's efforts to bring such a great program to Evansville."

Other notable corporate sponsors who have committed to-date include: Skanska USA, University of Southern Indiana, CD Corporate Design, Brinker's Jewelers, Franklin Street Dentistry, Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro, CKB Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar and Pistons Bar and Grill.

For more information on how to purchase event tickets or donate online please visit  To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Ray Schulte at



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Our Mission

Mattingly Charities has been created to serve underprivileged youth by supporting programs which promote baseball and softball participation in conjunction with other developmentally related activities. Mattingly Charities will provide funding and services and equipment for baseball, softball, and ultimately other sports, and related youth development activities, for the benefit of underprivileged youth, youth leagues, and social welfare and related organizations. 100% of the efforts of the organization will be focused on these activities.

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Our Founder

Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Don Mattingly played his entire 14-year Major League career from 1982-95 with the New York Yankees. Currently, Don is the manager of the Miami Marlins.

Career highlights include: 
- 1984 AL Batting Champ
- 1985 AL MVP
- 3X Silver Slugger Award Winner
- 6x All-Star/ 9X Gold Glove Award winner
- 1997 New York Yankees retired #23
- 2004-2007 New York Yankees coach
- 2008- 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach
- 2011-2015 Los Angeles Dodgers manager