Wins for Kids
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Pittsburgh Pirates Launch "Wins for Kids" Campaign to Benefit The Children's Institute's Prader-Willi Syndrome Program
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, along with his wife Karla and Pirates Charities, in partnership with ROOT SPORTS, have announced the launch of the "Wins for Kids" fundraising campaign. Through the campaign, fans are encouraged to pledge any dollar amount they wish for each Pirates win this season, with all monies raised benefitting Pirates Charities and The Children's Institute's Prader-Willi Syndrome Program.
"We are extremely proud to support Clint and his wife Karla, and to team up with our great broadcast partner, ROOT SPORTS, to launch this program to benefit children in the Prader-Willi Syndrome Program and those who are touched by Pirates Charities," said Pirates Chairman Bob Nutting. "Through Pirates Charities, this program is a great opportunity to help create awareness of Prader-Willi syndrome, and to raise funds to help those affected by it."
To get involved in the "Wins for Kids" program, please visit the official website at www.pirates.com/winsforkids. There, you will have to option to pledge a certain amount of money per win or make a one-time flat donation. All pledges per win will be collected at the end of the season.
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