Kids & Adults say Thanks for the ‘Go to Bat’ Memories

Have we mentioned how much we love our Go to Bat for Kids program? This season, six children will have an opportunity to throw a first pitch. Hundreds will enjoy a Cardinals game, many for the first time. All thanks to generous donors. Here are some sentiments from a recent batch of thank you notes: […]

Go to Bat for Kids 2019: The Tradition Continues!

There’s nothing like St. Louis Cardinals baseball at Busch Stadium. Imagine a child experiencing it for the first time. Settling in with a hot dog in one hand and a glove on the other, hoping against odds to catch a homerun ball. Standing to cheer as the Redbirds take the field. The chants. The wave. […]

Exciting New Season!

It is time to “Play Ball” baseball fans and we have exciting news with our annual Go to Bat for Kids event, which in its history has sent more than 31,000 deserving children to a Cardinals baseball game.  This season, MORE children will have the opportunity and FIVE will have the ultimate experience of throwing […]

A Field of Dreams Experience for a Young Boy and a Shining Moment for His Aunt
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May 2017

On May 19, Catholic Charities held its Go to Bat for Kids Night at Busch Stadium where nearly 2,000 children from St. Louis and surrounding areas enjoyed a memorable evening at the ball park.  This night was truly a magical moment for six-year-old Landon DeIuliis, who had the honor of throwing the ceremonial first pitch. […]