CDH Partners recently took part in helping to raise funds for the Kauffman Tire Spring Classic Baseball Game, which benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA). The University of Georgia and the Georgia Tech have played in the classic since 2004. Thanks to the effort of everyone who participated in the 2016 fundraiser, CHOA raised an amazing $220,621.
Officials for the event said this year was the best with more money than ever being pledged to help some of the youngest and more critically in-need patients in Georgia. All proceeds from the event benefit the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dave Winokur Development Officer/Sports Network for CHOA explains, “The annual Kauffman Tire Spring Classic for Kids is one of Children’s largest fundraising events featuring two of college baseball’s top programs and state rivals. More than 20,000 tickets are sold annually to this game at Turner Field making it one of the largest college baseball games each year.”
“It is all about the children,” says Paulla Shetterly, “and how we can help this extremely important healthcare organization continue to treat some of our most “in-need” patients in Georgia and the southeast.”
Winokur said, “Every dollar counts and over the 14 years these two schools have been participating more than $2 million has been raised to help our patients. Time commitment is minimal, but involvement will help innumerable kids being treated at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta!”