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Community Calendar

  • January 29-30 – Royals Caravan
    The Royals Caravan, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, launches the baseball season, as current and former players, mascot Sluggerrr, and front office staff visit communities throughout the Midwest. Each winter, the Caravan visits schools, military members, and shopping centers outside of Kansas City.
  • January 30-31 – Royals FanFest
    Royals FanFest, presented by Commerce Bank, features autographs with current and former player and club personalities, interactive games for kids and roundtable discussions with players and front office executives. The club’s 2014 Major League Award winners will also be recognized during the event! Learn More »
  • Monday, April 6 – Greater Kansas City Day
    On the day of the home opener, the Royals team up with more than 1,500 volunteers to sell a special Royals edition of the Kansas City Star throughout the city. Proceeds from the sales help send kids to Rotary Youth Camp and other deserving children's charities.

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Royals Charities

In-Kind Donation Requests
Royalty Fields

Royals Charities provides financial support to improve fields/facilities throughout the Midwest.

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Grants
Grants

Royals Charities funds new programs, tangible items, one-time capital expenses and more.

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Big Game James
Big Game James

The Royals and KCP&L, together with starting pitcher James Shields, are continuing a unique community outreach program for children in foster care - the Big Game James Section.

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Multimedia

Royals In The Community: Braden/'s Hope
Community Video

Watch video clips of Royals players, coaches, and alumni reaching out to our community. Watch Now »

Royals Charities 5K Run/Walk
Photo Galleries

View photo galleries from the latest Community and Royals Charity events. View »

Community

Donation Requests
Donation Requests

The Royals support charitable organizations to positively impact our community.

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Buck O'Neil Seat
Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat

The Royals invite you to nominate individuals worthy of filling Buck's seat.

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Community Programs
Community Programs

See how the Royals are making a difference in communities around Kansas City.

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Royals Charities Mission Statement

The Kansas City Royals and Royals Charities are committed to being active members of the Kansas City community and region. Created in 2001, Royals Charities strives to support children, education, youth baseball/softball, and military in and around the Kansas City area. The foundation accomplishes this mission through financial donations, as well as in-kind support, including memorabilia, tickets and publicity. Under the leadership of the Glass family, Royals Charities has donated more than $7.8 million dollars in grants since its inception.

The 4 Pillars of Royals Charities:

Royals Charities helped provide support in 2013 to children-based charities in the greater Kansas City area including: Special Olympics KC Metro, Variety Children's Charity of Greater Kansas City, The University of Kansas Hospital's Neonatal Medical Home, and Dream Factory.

More than $750,000 has been donated to renovate 64 fields in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Oklahoma and Arkansas since 2006 (with an average matching grant size of $5,000) through the Royalty Fields Program. For more information, please visit royals.com/royaltyfields.

The MLB-Royals All-Star Scholars Program is providing scholarships to five students a year through the 20/20 Leadership organization with the opportunity for a $2,500 scholarship per year to any college in Kansas or Missouri.

Royals Charities has donated more than $130,000 to help military families at Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley, the VA Hospital, Whiteman Air Force Base and Wounded Warriors.

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