Month: March 2018

Special Events & Fundraisers

Special Events & Fundraisers FEATURED EVENT Jackie Robinson Day Curtis Granderson’s custom cleats pay tribute to the great barrier breakers of baseball. The game-used cleats honoring the first and second MLB athletes of color – Jackie Robinson & Larry Doby respectively – will be donated to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in …

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New Balance Fitness Challenge

New Balance Fitness Challenge The Grand Kids Foundation works in partnership with New Balance to get thousands of children outside and moving each summer. Check out the 2018 tour A multi-city fitness tour designed to inspire children from coast to coast with a passion for Physical Fitness That lasts a Lifetime New Balance Fitness Challenge …

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Summer Series

Summer Series The Grand Kids Summer Series invites children to experience a professional baseball game, many for the first time. The program is Entering its Eighth Season and hosts 500 kids at games each summer in partnership with the MLB Players Association and Citi. Summer Series Photos Participating Groups Grand Kids Academy Grand Giving New …

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Grand Giving

A month-long program hosted each November by Curtis and the Foundation to raise funds and awareness for issues of food insecurity that prevent children across the country and around the world from reaching their true potential. To date, the program has raised 17.5M meals for children and families in need. Learn More at GrandGiving.org Other …

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Grand Kids Academy

Uniting baseball and education to create a fun, safe environment for children to learn and grow. Operating out of Curtis Granderson Stadium at the University of Illinois – Chicago As well as in parks and stadiums around the country, Grand Kids Camps invite children to experience the great game of baseball while learning new skills, …

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