Rally Monkey Mom

By Jenelyn Russo

Rally Monkey Mom





OC Miracle League to Host “Swing Big!!” Annual Fundraiser

It’s time for baseball, which also means the inspiring kids from the Orange County Miracle League are back out on their field at Pioneer Park for the spring season.

To help get things kicked off, they are hosting their annual fundraiser, “Swing Big!!”, on Saturday, April 20, from 4:30pm – 7:30pm.

This family fun day at their field at Pioneer Park’s All-Star Complex will feature music, great food, entertainment, games, incredible raffle prizes and more.

But most of all, this is a chance to raise money for an amazing organization that gives special needs kids in our community the chance to play the game they love. As their motto says, “Every Child Deserves the Chance to Play Baseball.” Debbie and Steel Morris and all the volunteers who work tirelessly to offer this program to our local kids could sure use the support. They provide this program free of charge to the families who participate and this can only happen with support from the community.

Here are some of the awesome raffle prizes available:

Autographed Jered Weaver jersey
Autographed Jered Weaver baseball
Autographed Albert Pujols bat
Autographed Tim Salmon photo
Autographed Mickey Mantle photo
Autographed CC Sabathia baseball
Autographed Ervin Santana baseball
Autographed Kendrys Morales jersey
Autographed Hideki Matsui baseball
and more!

And here are the details:

What: OC Miracle League “Swing Big!!” Annual Fundraiser
When: Saturday, April 20, 2013 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Pioneer Park All-Star Complex, 2565 E. Underhill, Anaheim, CA 92806
Why: To benefit the OC Miracle League
Cost: $20 per adult, $10 per child
How: Purchase tickets online at ocmiracleleague.com. Click “Donate” to use Visa/MasterCard/Discover. Or mail checks to OC Miracle League, 6231 Apache Road, Westminster, CA 92683

I adore these kids and families, so I will be there on April 20 in support of one of my favorite local organizations. And I hope you will consider joining me. If you can’t make it out to the park, but would still like to support their efforts, you can make a donation online at ocmiracleleague.com. All donations are tax deductible. And you’ll be helping to ensure that these amazing kids continue to have the chance to play America’s pastime.

Are you an Angels fan? Then you are familiar with Victor Rojas and his familiar “Light that baby up!” call whenever our Halos secure the victory. He has recently launched The LTBU Shop, featuring clothing and more with the winning phrase. The best part is that all proceeds from sales of the products go to benefit the OC Miracle League. Click here to shop.

For more information about the OC Miracle League, visit ocmiracleleague.com

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