Rascals Partner with Make-A-Wish® Missouri for Superhero & Princess Night
Make-A-Wish Missouri VIP Experience begins at 5:25 p.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017
O’FALLON, MO - The River City Rascals have partnered with Make-A-Wish® Missouri for Superhero & Princess Night on Saturday, August 5th at 6:35 p.m. All fans are invited to the game; gates opening to the public at 5:35 p.m. The evening will feature ten superhero and princess characters that will be roaming the ballpark and posing for photos with fans throughout the game. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to participate in a special Superhero Training on the field and a Bahama Bucks Sno2Throw – snow ball toss with your favorite ice princesses.
The Rascals have invited local Make-A-Wish Missouri families to attend the game and have created special experiences for each Wish Kid. The Wish Kids will get a private meet & greet with the superheroes and princesses, throw out a ceremonial first pitch, serve as an honorary batkid for the game, step up to the mic to be the Rascals honorary Public Address Announcer to announce the players at bat and more!
Fundraising efforts will also take place to support Make-A-Wish Missouri through a silent auction during the game and a ticket fundraiser. All fans in the community can get involved by purchasing a Rascals Box Seat online for Saturdays, Superhero & Princess Night and using the promo code: WISH. A portion of every box seat ticket sold using the WISH promo code will be donated to Make-A-Wish Missouri. Order your Superhero and Princess Night tickets online by clicking HERE.
Rascals Superhero/Princess VIP Experience for Wish Kids
Saturday, August 5th, 2017
5:25 p.m. - Make A Wish Kids Meet & Greet with Superheroes and Princesses
5:35 p.m. Gates Open to the Public
6:35 p.m. Rascals Game Begins
CarShield Field, (900 TR Hughes Blvd, O’Fallon MO 63366)
River City Rascals and Make-A-Wish Missouri
River City Rascals vs. Evansville Otters
Make-A-Wish VIP Experiences
5:25 p.m. – Make-A-Wish Kids Meet & Greet with Superheroes and Princesses
6:10 p.m. – Make-A-Wish Kids to Meet & Greet with Rascals Players on the field
6:25 p.m. - Make-A-Wish Kid First Pitch
6:28 p.m. – Make-A-Wish Kid to be honorary batkid & exchange lineups at homeplate
Bottom of 1st Inning – Make-A-Wish Kid to be honorary PA Announcer for an inning
About Make-A-Wish Missouri: Since 1983, Make-A-Wish® Missouri has granted wishes to more than 6,000 children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. This year, the local chapter will grant more than 330 wishes. According to a U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can influence the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family.
For more information about Make-A-Wish Missouri and how you can share the power of a wish®, please visit our website (mo.wish.org) and connect with us on Facebook (makeawishmo), Twitter (@makeawishmo), Instagram (@makeawishmo) and YouTube (MakeAWishMO).
Fans are encouraged to not only come out to and meet the superheroes and princesses, but to also provide encouragement for our local Wish Kids in their quest for a normal childhood. For more information on Superheroes and Princesses Night or to order your tickets, call (636) 240-2287 or visit www.rivercityrascals.com. Stay up-to-date with everything happening with the Rascals by following the team on Facebook (@RascalsBaseball), Twitter (@rcrascals), Instagram (@rascalsbaseball), and SnapChat (@rcrascals).