Gloves for Kids charity event Thursday from 5-7 p.m. CT

KANASAS CITY -- The Royals and broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre will host the annual Gloves for Kids charity event on Thursday.

The event, which benefits area youth, will be held at Kansas Sampler -- Oak Park in Lenexa, Kan., from 5-7 p.m. CT.

Players scheduled to attend include Danny Duffy, Jeremy Guthrie and Brandon Finnegan, among others. Royals manager Ned Yost also plans on spending his off-day at the event.

Attendees can receive autographs from select Royals for a $25 donation that will go toward new baseball/softball equipment for underprivileged youth in the Kansas City area.

Jackson Alexander is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.