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, the not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is calling all baseball fans for their third annual "Home Run Derby for a Cause."
The derby will be held on Aug. 4 at the Peekskill Stadium, located on Louisa Street in Peekskill. The derby starts at 4 p.m. It will raise money for Support Connection’s support services.
Michelle DeIeso, development and outreach coordinator for Support Connection, who comes from a family that was always involved with baseball and softball came up with the idea for the event. Through the “calling all men” campaign, organizers want to provide a way for men to get involved and support the organization.
Participants can enter the derby for a $25 donation. Each player will receive 10 hits and the person with the most home runs wins. The player with the most home runs wins. Prizes for first and second place plus tee-shirts for all participants. Spectators are welcome to attend for a $10 donation, kids under 12 are free.
Participanst can enjoy music, mascots, and concession stand. Also after the derby, you can enjoy the Fireworks Extravaganza Show, courtesy of Peekskill Celebration. There will be shuttle buses available during the afternoon and evening from the celebration.
Reservations are required to enter the derby.
Call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or email email@example.com All proceeds help fund Support Connection’s free support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.
Support Connection, founded in 1996, is based in Yorktown Heights, but through their toll-free hotline and website the organization serves people throughout the country. To learn more, call (914) 962-6402 or visit their website.
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