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Crush's Homers for Hearts

Each Davis HR = $1,000 to the UMCH Pediatric Heart Program

CHRIS & JILL DAVIS TO HOST CHARITY HOME RUN DERBY BENEFITING UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

  • What: "Crush's Homers for Hearts," a charity Home Run Derby event

  • When: Thursday, July 13, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET

  • Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

  • Benefiting: The Pediatric Heart Program of the University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH) at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

  • Additonal info: For more information about sponsorship packages or foursome participation for this event, interested parties may contact Nichole Komninos (nicholekomninos@umm.edu) at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. This event is private and exclusive to the participants, patients, and sponsors.

Participants will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in a Home Run Derby challenge in foursomes on the field at Oriole Park. Along with taking part in the Home Run Derby, participants will also have the opportunity to watch a private Orioles team workout prior to the event, warm up on the field with Orioles strength and conditioning coaches, enjoy complimentary food and beverages, and take pictures with Chris and Jill Davis.

Additionally, the Davis family will host patients from UMCH for a longest ball T-ball challenge during which the children will have the opportunity to hit off a tee with help from Davis to see who can hit the longest ball. The children will enjoy several family-friendly entertainment options including a moon bounce, face painters, balloon twisters, and an appearance by the Oriole Bird.

Chris and Jill Davis serve as ambassadors for the University of Maryland Children's Hospital at the University of Maryland Medical Center, helping to raise awareness for childhood illnesses and UMCH's role as a leader in patient care, pediatric disease research, and teaching future generations of health care providers. The Davis family announced their partnership with the University of Maryland Children's Hospital in late 2016.