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KVC Youth Invited to Big Game James

Take me out to the ballgame and what a great evening it was!  On Friday evening, July 25, more than 70 children, foster parents and staff enjoyed a tour of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame, an autograph session and a winning game.  Everyone enjoyed Papa John’s pizza and soda during the game.

This exciting game included Billy Butler’s pinch two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning for the Royals’ 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians for their fourth straight win.

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Children served in KVC foster care enjoy the Royals game.

This wonderful evening will be remembered whenever the children wear their t-shirts and sunglasses and use their baseball shaped drawstring bags.

Thank you, James Shields, the Kansas City Royals and KCP&L for a memorable experience.

Check out this article on MLB.com about James Shields’ initiatives to help increase awareness about foster care in the Kansas City community.