Royals Alumni Association Gives Back to Kansas City Community
KANSAS CITY -- The Kansas City Royals Alumni Association is helping make the Kansas City area a better place to live through local charity and community programs by donating a total of $30,000. Donations range from $500 to $2,500.
The following 26 programs received donations from the Alumni Association: Antioch Church/The StoreHouse/Angel House, Catholic Charities, Coldwater, Cross Points Church/Alms Fund, Grace Church-Fund for Needy Families, House of Hope, Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City Rescue Mission, Kansas City Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI), Kimberlie Jo Patek Foundation for Spinal Cord Injuries, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Lou Gehrig's Disease-Keith Worthington Chapter ALS, Medical Missions Foundation, Morning Star Baptist Church and Salvation Army, Operation Breakthrough, Paul Splittorff Golf Tournament, Project Walk Kansas City, Rachel House, Salvation Army, St. Anne's Episcopal Church-Hillcrest Housing, Wounded Warriors and the YMCA Challenger Program.
Throughout the year, Royals Alumni donate their time to help raise money for the foundation to help area families in need. The two largest fundraising events are the Royals Alumni Batting Practices at Kauffman Stadium and the Royals Alumni Fantasy Camp located in Surprise, Arizona.