Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa on his efforts to help the community amid COVID-19

HOUSTON – Baseball season will probably look a bit different this year but that's not stopping Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa from staying busy.

From food distribution to donating medical supplies, the Correa Family Foundation is pitching in to help many Houstonians.

"We’ve been shifting our focus a little bit trying to help hospitals not only here in Houston but also in Puerto Rico, and trying to help those in most need,” said 25-year-old star who is social distancing with his wife Daniella in their Houston home.

“I got my gym equipment here. I’m working out every morning, I’ve been hitting, I’ve got a cage in my backyard. I’ve been staying in shape for whenever we get that call that the season is about to start again, “said Correa, who during the pandemic collaborated with a medical equipment company for a donation of over $500,000 in medical supplies to the City of Houston.

“Hitting home runs and all of that is nice, those personal goals are nice, but when you cross that bridge and start helping others and inspiring others, and bringing happiness to other people’s life, that’s what makes me go to sleep happy every single night,” said Correa, who in partnership with NACC Disaster Services, helped deliver 2,500 meals per day during the crisis in our city for firefighters, police officers and people on the front lines.

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