Kluber Family Foundation to Host Inaugural Fundraising Event in Texas
Monday, July 20, 2020
|The Kluber Family Foundation, established by Amanda and
Corey Kluber, has set the date for the inaugural 2020 Curveball for a
Cause Celebrity Gala, which will be held September 13, 2020 at the Live!
by Lowe’s hotel next to Globe Life Park in Arlington, beginning at 6:30 pm.
|“Curveball for a Cause will have the option for fans to
participate in person or virtually,” said Corey Kluber, pitcher for the Texas
Rangers. “While fundraisers may look different these days, the need to help
families with seriously
ill and chronically ill children is just as urgent. Families are struggling
and we are here to help bridge the gap, which is why this event is so
|Guests attending will enjoy a cocktail reception, multi-course
seated dinner and live entertainment. The event will feature silent and live
auctions with rare memorabilia, plus once-in-a-lifetime experiences and trips. Kluber
and several of his Texas Rangers teammates will make virtual appearances.
|All social distancing guidelines will be followed at
Live! by Lowe’s, including contactless check-in with volunteers and vendors required
to wear masks. Single tickets are available at $400 each. For fans who would
like to support the Kluber Family Foundation but would prefer to do so from
their home, a “Stay-at-Home” package also will be available at $250 per ticket.
|The Klubers are excited to be back in Corey’s hometown
and look forward to meeting some of his fans. Corey played baseball at Coppell
High School and broke into Major League Baseball in 2011 as a pitcher for the
Cleveland Indians. A three-time MLB All-Star, Kluber is a two-time Cy Young
Award winner. The Rangers acquired Kluber from the Indians in a trade last year.
|While in Cleveland, Corey and his wife
Amanda spent countless hours visiting children’s hospitals and meeting families
with children who were battling for their lives. Having three children of their
own, they appreciate the sacrifice and commitment these families make to
provide a high quality of life for their children.
from Curveball for a Cause will support the Kluber Family Foundation’s
community outreach programs: Kluber’s Kids and Kluber’s Korner.
are allowed to attend Texas Rangers home games, Kluber’s Kids will host
children from North Texas children’s hospitals at Globe Life Field for a dream
day at the ballpark,” explains Corey. “As part of our longstanding program, a
child and his or her family and friends would have the opportunity to meet
Amanda and I, watch batting practice on the field, shop at the team shop, enjoy
a classic ballpark dinner, then stay for the game.
Korner provides patients at
children’s hospitals with access to electronics which serve as a source of
entertainment, a portal for communication, and a diversion during treatment and
recovery. Children will have access to age-appropriate entertainment and
learning devices. Educational and entertainment opportunities are also provided
to older patients and their families with access to iPads, notebook computers,
tablet computers, portable DVD players, portable game systems and other
mission of The Kluber Family Foundation is to impact the lives of families who
have seriously ill and chronically ill children, by providing them with daily
support through live-improving resources and life-changing experiences. Since
its founding, the Kluber Family Foundation has impacted more than 480,000
individuals. More information is available at coreykluber.org.
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