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MLB star, Vegas resident Dexter Fowler matching donations to coronavirus fund

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Posted at 11:05 PM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 02:19:56-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Major League Baseball star and Las Vegas resident Dexter Fowler is partnering with Three Square Food Bank during the current coronavirus pandemic.

The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder is teaming up with Three Square to help provide meals for the community during the current situation.

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Dexter said he will match every $1 given on his donation page to support Three Square’s Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund.

Food is a basic need and Three Square says it is essential as it continues to make healthy meals available within the community - especially among vulnerable populations such as children, seniors, veterans and furloughed workers.

Three Square created a Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund due to the economic impact of COVID-19 within Southern Nevada. The organization said the current coronavirus situation is expected to increase the need for food assistance for the community.