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Little leaguers load a DHL truck at Gunther Field in Bellmore Wednesday with hundreds of baseball equipment items including helmets, gloves, bats, baseballs and cleats that have been collected for donation to the children of the Dominican Republic for its little league programs. The equipment was donated by the North Bellmore/North Merrick, Bellmore Blue Fire and Freeport little leagues. A group effort between DHL Express, Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla, and Long Island Ducks player Timo Perez helped make the donation possible. (Aug. 8, 2012)(Credit: Barry Sloan)

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Little leaguers send equipment to Dominican Republic

Baseball and softball players from the North Bellmore/North Merrick and Freeport little leagues and the Bellmore Blue Fire worked together with Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla and DHL Express shipping company to collect gently used baseball gear to send to kids in need who love baseball in the Dominican Republic.

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