Royals in the community

The club invites several programs to The K, including Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Bishop Sullivan Center and Kansas RBI

The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will host the Cleveland Indians (July 18-20), Texas Rangers (July 22-24) and Los Angeles Angels (July 25-27). The Club will host multiple groups to watch a game, including Christian Colon's Bishop Sullivan Center (July 19 and 27), Dream Factory (July 19 and 27), Eric Hosmer's Big Brothers, Big Sisters (July 26) and Kansas RBI (July 27).

In addition, the 2017 Braden's Hope for Childhood Cancer calendars will go on sale at Royals Charities Headquarters at Kauffman Stadium and at www.royals.com/calendar. Royals Charities has partnered with the non-profit organization for four years, photographing several Royals players with children who are or have been battling cancer. All proceeds from the calendar benefit Braden's Hope for Childhood Cancer. Please, see below for more details.
 
Monday, July 18 - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • "C" You at The K presented by Rodrock Development - General Manager Dayton Moore, together with the "C" You in the Major Leagues Foundation (CYITML) and the Royals, is hosting area groups at select games this season. The special guests from Kansas RBI will watch batting practice, enjoy dinner with Moore and watch the Royals game. The CYITML Foundation was founded in January 2014 to support youth baseball, education, faith-based organizations and events and families in crisis throughout the greater Kansas City area and beyond. Darol Rodrock Foundation was developed to help children in foster care overcome challenges and realize the good in them and their future.
  • Perfect Attendance Night - Nearly 4,000 area elementary school children who achieve perfect attendance throughout the academic school year are honored at the second of two Perfect Attendance Days (the first was June 15). The Royals salute these dedicated students with complimentary tickets.
  • Law Enforcement Night & Firefighter Appreciation Night - The Royals will honor first responders through these two initiatives. The family of Kansas City, Kansas Police Det. Brad Lancaster, who was killed in the line of duty this year, will participate in pregame ceremonies.
  • Crime Stoppers - Royals Charities will present a $10,000 check to Crime Stoppers before the game. Crime Stoppers provides an anonymous tipline to encourage community members to share information in support of law enforcement crime solving efforts.

Tuesday, July 19 - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • "C" You at The K presented by Rodrock Development - General Manager Dayton Moore, together with the "C" You in the Major Leagues Foundation (CYITML) and the Royals, is hosting area groups at select games this season. The special guests from Kansas RBI will watch batting practice, enjoy dinner with Moore and watch the Royals game. The CYITML Foundation was founded in January 2014 to support youth baseball, education, faith-based organizations and events and families in crisis throughout the greater Kansas City area and beyond. 
  • Colon hosts Bishop Sullivan Center - Infielder Christian Colon will host kids who are participating in the Go2Bat4Others program with the Bishop Sullivan Center. The pre-selected kids have hosted collections and visited the organization's food pantry to help others in need. The infielder will meet the young donors in the stands during Royals batting practice.
  • Dream Factory - Throughout the season, the Royals grant the wishes of Dream Factory children. These youngsters, who face life-altering challenges, will meet Royals players, watch batting practice from the dugout and enjoy the game and refreshments. Their Royals experience appears on the KMBC-TV (Channel 9) 10 p.m. newscast. 

Wednesday, July 20 - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals, 1:15 p.m.
 
Thursday, July 21 - Off Day
 
Friday, July 22 -Texas Rangers vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • Green Team - During select games throughout the season, local organizations and volunteers who sign up to be a part of the Royals Green Team, sponsored by Republic Services, will help collect aluminum and recyclable plastics at the stadium gates as well as throughout multiple innings of the game. 
  • 50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A portion of the proceeds from the nightly Royals Charities fundraiser will benefit Going to the Dogs. Going to the Dogs provides support for K9 units of local law enforcement agencies. The organization will also distribute information outside the Royals Charities headquarters. www.royals.com/5050.

Saturday, July 23 - Texas Rangers vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.
 
Sunday, July 24 - Texas Rangers vs. Royals, 1:15 p.m.

  • Ban Johnson All-Star Game - The Royals host the Ban Johnson All-Star Game before the game against the Rangers. The Club has hosted the event, which features college ballplayers from the area that play in this summer wood-bat league, since 1969. The game will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 11 a.m.
  • KC Star Scholar-Athletes - The Royals host the two overall male and female winners of The Kansas City Star Scholar-Athlete program during the ceremonial first pitch ceremony. This year's winners are Jenna Gray of St. James Academy and Jacob Bohlken of Smithville High School. The program recognizes more than a hundred scholar-athletes for academics, athletics and the overall impact made in their schools and communities.

Monday, July 25 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • Toys for Tots Collection - In conjunction with Christmas in July, Toys for Tots will be collecting toys for children. Fans can drop off new and unused toys at the designated bins at each gate entrance.

Tuesday, July 26 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • Hosmer hosts Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Eric Hosmer will host 30 participants from the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City program. The first baseman will meet the group in the stands during Royals batting practice.

Wednesday, July 27 - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Royals, 7:15 p.m.

  • Colon hosts Bishop Sullivan Center - Infielder Christian Colon will host kids who are participating in the Go2Bat4Others program with the Bishop Sullivan Center. The pre-selected kids have hosted collections and visited the organization's food pantry to help others in need. The infielder will meet the young donors in the stands during Royals batting practice.
  • Dream Factory - Throughout the season, the Royals grant the wishes of Dream Factory children. These youngsters, who face life-altering challenges, will meet Royals players, watch batting practice from the dugout and enjoy the game and refreshments. Their Royals experience appears on the KMBC-TV (Channel 9) 10 p.m. newscast. 
  • Kansas RBI Night - The Royals will host participants in the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program of Kansas for a special night at Kauffman Stadium. The kids receive complimentary tickets and food while taking in the game. Royals Charities will also award a grant for $25,000 during a pregame presentation to Kansas RBI to support its programs.

Fans may purchase tickets online at royals.com, by calling 1-800-6ROYALS, at area Hy-Vee stores or at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.