Chris Taylor Launches Driving for Hope Charity Event in Virginia Beach

Chris Taylor has had a busy offseason in all the best ways. He kicked things off with a four-year, $60 million deal to stay with the Dodgers in early December, then ended the month relying on his girlfriend, Mary Keller, in Hawaii.

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Taylor’s last good news this offseason is his new charity event, Drive for Hope, which will take place at Topgolf in his hometown of Virginia Beach this weekend. Proceeds will go to the Roc Solid Foundation and the Daughters of the King Children’s Hospital, two organizations that fight childhood cancer, which has touched both Taylor’s and Keller’s lives.

Guests on site will enjoy an afternoon of golf and other entertainment, but even Los Angeles fans can take part in the online silent auction, which features items autographed by Corey Seager, Albert Pujols and Taylor him. -even in addition to a few other surprises.

This is the Chris Taylor Foundation’s second event in support of both charities. Taylor credits David Wright, a fellow Virginian and longtime Met, with inspiring him to act.

David Hall at the Virginian Pilot has all the details.

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