San Juan- A Thanksgiving meal featuring turkey, rice, bread and dessert was served yesterday to a group of homeless and needy people in Plaza de Convalescence located in one of San Juan’s neediest neighborhoods. Among the volunteers, KC Royals’ outfielder Alfredo Escalera participated by serving meals, promoting voluntarism and inspiring the meals recipients with words of encouragement. At the end of the event, more than 100 homeless individuals were provided with a Thanksgiving meal and the hope of a helping hand. "I love to participate in this event, it is just gratifying to be able to share happiness on such a special day. I have so much to...Read moreNo comments
Burlington, NC: After a slow season start, Escalera turned into a hitting and defensive machine during the second half of the Appalachian League 2013 season. Escalera ended his season as the Burlington Royals’ leader in hits, doubles and batting average among the player with more than 150 at bats, and made the Top 20 Appalachian League’s batting average list.
Escalera was assigned by the Kansas City Royals to join its affiliate Burlington Royals in North Carolina during the 2013 baseball season after having a strong Arizona League and spring training showing. Initially, the Burlington Royals coaching staff tried various offensive strategies by changing the roster moving Escalera...Read moreNo comments
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The Obama Administration only awarded eight, out of more than 45,000 UNICEF’s volunteers, during the 2013 National Volunteer’s WeekSan Juan- The Kansas City Royals minor league player Alfredo Escalera, was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award as announced officially by UNICEF. The President’s Volunteer Service Award was originally established in 1974 and ordinarily the awardees are announced as part of the happenings during the National Volunteer Week scheduled for the last week of April each year. The award is intended to motivate everyone to realize the benefits of providing voluntary service as a fundamental component of civic leadership and community interrelation. The week’s events are both...
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The Kansas City Royal’s minor league outfielder encourage others to support UNICEF’s ZERO campaignSan Juan, Puerto Rico- The Kansas City Royals minor league outfielder Alfredo Escalera, announced today a donation of $25,000 to UNICEF in support of their work around the world. The announcement was made at the Ambassador Theater in San Juan Puerto Rico in which friends and fans learned the details about UNICEF and how to support the ZERO Campaign. Escalera stated that he was moved by UNICEF’s work around the world. UNICEF is currently working in over 190 countries in the...
By: Gabriela A. Escalera Dr. Lynn Miller, Co-Founder and Executive Director for the Extra Innings Foundation announced today the designation of Alfredo Escalera as the Player Of the Month. The Extra Innings Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization operated by volunteers with the mission to encourage baseball players to engage in activities guided in supporting the success of others. The Foundation bases its philosophy in achieving that effective leaders influence others to succeed and by doing so, promotes that values such as leadership, innovation, collaboration, success and gratitude are fostered. When Dr. Lynn Miller announced to Alfredo...Read moreNo comments