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Royals Charities will make donations in Kansas City as part of ‘Giving Week’

Royals Charities is starting what it hopes to be a new holiday tradition: Giving Week, which will start this Monday.

For five days, Royals front office members will visit different places in Kansas City and make donations. Here is a list:

MONDAY: Royals Charities will be at Operation Breakthrough, 3039 Troost Ave., and will present a check for $25,000 and distribute rally towels to children.

TUESDAY: A visit to Hope House in Independence will include $40,000 in grant money that will be given to Hope House and three other domestic violence agencies.

WEDNESDAY: Royals Charities will present a $100,000 check for field renovation at the Barton-Ross Complex, 5325 Parallel Parkway, for Kansas City, Kan.’s Reviving Baseball in the Inner City program (RBI).

THURSDAY: A trip to Fort Leavenworth will include a visit with military families and a $12,500 donation to the USO. The World Series trophy will be on hand for military families to take a picture with it.

FRIDAY: Royals Charities will present a $60,000 check for a Variety Adaptive Field, 11031 S. Valley Parkway, in Olathe. Also, there will be a visit to Metcalf South Shopping Mall where a $5,000 grant donation will be given to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau Family Holiday Shop.

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