One of the nicest developments in the hobby in recent years has been the growth of charity-minded “trading card drives” that have popped up.
There’s John Mackowiak in Illinois and his Cards2Kids program.
Jerry Milburn of Kentucky has donated hundreds of thousands of cards by expanding his network of Commons for Kids helpers just in the last few months.
Make way for one more…and it’s another teenager.
North Carolina 15-year-old Mitchell Kennedy spends time reaching out to younger kids who might not have the money to afford sports cards and making sure they find out what collecting is all about.
He’s also connecting with athletes in hopes of adding some autographs to the mix.
Check out the article in the Winston-Salem Journal on Mitchell’s Sports Cards For Kids program that has kids like those at the local Boys and Girls Club pretty excited to see him.