Special Events & Fundraisers


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 Cooperstown, New York.

Past Events & PRomotions

Grand kids burger of the month

In February of 2018, New York's Park Avenue Tavern featured "The Grand Kids Burger" as the burger of the month, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Grand Kids Foundation.

Grand Kids X LoKai

"My Lokai reminds me of why I started the Grand Kids Foundation. I’ll never forget where I came from, and I’ll never stop providing opportunities for those in need." - Curtis Granderson​

GK10 - Ten Years of Giving

In 2017, the Grand Kids Foundation celebrated ten years of positive impact with a special evening at New York Public Library.

Tamale Eating Contest

In January of 2018, the Delta restaurant in Chicago hosted a Tamale Eating Contest, generously donating all proceeds to Grand Kids.

Other Grand Kids Programs