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Royals Charities surpasses $3 million mark in donations
04/30/2008 4:24 PM ET
KANSAS CITY -- Royals Charities, the charitable arm of the Kansas City Royals, is pleased to announce a donation of $230,000 in the 2008 spring grant cycle to 14 non-profit organizations through its Royals Charities Grant Program.

With this contribution, Royals Charities surpasses the $3 million mark donated to Kansas City area charities since 2001.

"Reaching the $3 million mark in contributions is a testament to the continued commitment of the entire Royals family and our fans to the Kansas City community and region," said Royals President Dan Glass. "We are pleased to donate to these non-profit organizations and look forward to supporting such charitable causes in the future."

Agencies receiving grants through the spring grant cycle include:

Susan G. Komen Foundation of Greater Kansas City
*in memory of Donna Stewart, late wife of 2008 Royals Hall of Fame inductee Art Stewart
The Niles Home
American Liver Foundation
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Heartland Hoops
Kansas City Crime Commission
Rose Brooks
NAIA
Jackie Robinson Foundation
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
Mike Coolbaugh Memorial Fund
Autism Alliance of Greater Kansas City
Southern Youth Sports, Nebraska - Royalty Fields grant recipient
Lone Jack Athletic Club, Missouri - Royalty Fields grant recipient
Kearney County Community Foundation, Nebraska - Royalty Fields grant recipient

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