June 14, 2020
In 1992, Major League Baseball legend Roger Clemens and his wife Debbie founded The Roger Clemens Foundation to raise money for underprivileged children.
According to their official website, the couple's foundation raised funds through golf tournaments, silent auctions, and different occasions.
The purpose of the foundation is to help children in their education, religious activities, and that's only the tip of the iceberg.
The Roger Clemens Foundation has upheld many organizations. That incorporates Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Variety Clubs International, The Jimmy Fund, and Make A Wish Foundation.
As per their official site, Roger and Debbie have coordinated and joined various charities and organizations' events during the past three decades.
From 1986 to 1991, Roger facilitated a charity golf tournament profiting Montgomery County Youth Services. In 1996, he arranged and hosted the Second Annual Champagne & Confections Silent Auction, which benefits Houston Children's Charities and the Mission of Yahweh.
In 2010, Roger showed up in business golf outings that raised more than $40,000 for their foundation. Roger also hosted a battling clinic in Amarillo, TX, for Amarillo High School ballplayers during the NBC World Series in 2016.
Alongside his wife, Roger organized and coordinated the HOPE & HEALING event for and helping the Hope & Healing Center & Institute in Houston in 2017.
Roger is a native Houstonian. According to him, the spirit of giving back is instilled in him.
In 2020, Roger played in the Diamond Resorts Tournament, serving Florida Children's Hospital. He also played in the Ace Hardware Shootout, helping the Children's Miracle Network.
Roger and Debbie have four sons — Koby, Kory, Kacy, and Kody, as reported by ABC 13. Their children all graduated from Memorial High School and have proceeded to have professions of their own.
They also help with their foundation. In November 2019, Roger and Debbie were joined by Kody and Kacy, Fox 26 reported.
Along with the volunteers of the non-profit organization Kids Meals, they went through several hours delivering meals to 1,500 families across Houston.
"Nobody should go hungry, especially this time of year," Roger said. "The weather's perfect for it right now, it feels like Thanksgiving."
Roger is a native Houstonian. According to him, the spirit of giving back is instilled in him. "This is home for me, I grew up here. Our city is a great city that gives back," he said.
The former Houston Astros pitcher added that these individuals supported him there in Houston for quite a long time, so he's simply offering back to them now.