Shirts on Sale to Benefit Ankeny Miracle Field Project
Progress on fundraising for the Miracle Field project have been successful so far, but the goal of $1 million dollars is still $330,000 away. To help with fundraising efforts, t-shirts and bracelets are now on sale.
The t-shirts are $15 and are white with the Miracle League of Ankeny logo. It is 100% preshrunk cotton and sizes range from adult small to x-large. The bracelets are $5. Items will be sold at Parks and Recreation special events throughout the summer and the Parks and Recreation office at 210 S Ankeny Blvd.
Nearly 800 children have been diagnosed with some type of special need in the Ankeny district and more than 3,500 live in central Iowa. The future Miracle League Field and All-Inclusive Playground will be located in Hawkeye Park and provide children with special needs and their families including: a non-competitive co-ed baseball league for children with special needs; a network of Buddies to teach, assist and protect players during play, a 100 percent accessible playground, a playground that focuses on maximum play value and an experience catering to kids with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities.
The All-Inclusive Playground and Miracle League of Ankeny project is a joint collaboration between the City of Ankeny and the Ankeny Kiwanis Club. For more information, go to www.ankenymiracleleague.com.
Special thanks to C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. who donated the t-shirts and the Vernon Company for donating the bracelets.