HELPING PEOPLE IS AN EASY CALL

umpires PROVIDing ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ SUPPORT TO AT-RISK AND CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN, CHILDREN ADOPTED LATE IN LIFE AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

HELPING PEOPLE IS AN EASY CALL

OUR CHARITY PROVIDES ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ SUPPORT TO AT-RISK AND CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN, CHILDREN ADOPTED LATE IN LIFE AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

HELPING PEOPLE IS AN EASY CALL

OUR CHARITY PROVIDES ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ SUPPORT TO AT-RISK AND CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN, CHILDREN ADOPTED LATE IN LIFE AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

HELPING PEOPLE IS AN EASY CALL

OUR CHARITY PROVIDES ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ SUPPORT TO AT-RISK AND CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN, CHILDREN ADOPTED LATE IN LIFE AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

HELPING PEOPLE IS AN EASY CALL

OUR CHARITY PROVIDES ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ SUPPORT TO AT-RISK AND CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN, CHILDREN ADOPTED LATE IN LIFE AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

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Families Served
Through our youth-based programs, professional umpires enrich the lives of at-risk youth, children coping with serious illness and military families by providing memorable, once-in-a-lifetime, baseball experiences. Umpires make baseball magic on baseball fields across the country and give children reason to cheer by bringing Build-A-Bear® Workshop experiences to them while they are undergoing rigorous medical treatment at hospitals.
MLB Umpire Todd Tichenor, and his wife, Kelly, and their daughter at Yankee Stadium

Volunteer Spotlight: Leslie Timmons & Kelly Tichenor Give Back To UMPS CARE Through All-Star Scholarship Program

Over the years, MLB umpires Tim Timmons and Todd Tichenor have been able to participate in various UMPS CARE Charities activities. They have visited hospitals and delivered Build-A-Bear furry friends to kids undergoing rigorous medical treatment. And they have taken ...
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Steaks & Stories V: Kicking It Old School With Retired MLB Umpires Gary Darling, Jim Joyce, Steve Rippley and Dale Scott

Steaks & Stories V: Kicking It Old School With Retired MLB Umpires Gary Darling, Jim Joyce, Steve Rippley and Dale Scott

UMPS CARE Charities is hosting another edition of Steaks & Stories, but this time, we are kicking it old school! Join us THURSDAY, August 6th as we welcome retired Major League Baseball Umpires Gary Darling, Jim Joyce, Steve Rippley and ...
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UMPS CARE Names All-Star College Scholarship Winner In Memory of MLB Umpire Eric Cooper

UMPS CARE Names All-Star College Scholarship Winner In Memory of MLB Umpire Eric Cooper

UMPS CARE Charities, the official philanthropy of the Major League Baseball umpires, is honored to award its 2020 All-Star College Scholarship to Marcus Lo, a 19-year-old who graduated from Carmel High School, and will attend the University of Southern California ...
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Through this program at-risk youth, children battling chronic illness, kids in foster care, and military families in every Major League and every Triple-A market across the country receive a “big league” experience.

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BLUE FOR KIDS
The BLUE for Kids hospital program brings a crew of Major League umpires to the bedside of children with life-threatening illnesses, and bring a Build-A-Bear® Workshop experience right to the hospital room!

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All-Star College Scholarship
The UMPS CARE Charities All-Star College Scholarship is for children adopted later in life in order to provide a college education to students who otherwise might not be able to afford one.

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Testimonials

“My son is currently in Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, awaiting a Bone Marrow Transplant. My wife informed me today that some of the umpires for tonight’s Cardinals game came by Children’s and were passing out Build-A-Bear®. Please pass along our heartfelt “Thanks!” to those that organized this visit, and to the umpires for giving their time. It made Andrew’s day!”

Don L.

Father of patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
BLUE for Kids Hospital Program

“Thanks so much for the Colorado Rockies tickets and VIP treatment for me and my Little Sister Na’Tajah. I appreciate your support of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and it’s so cool that you are able to provide special opportunities like this. We had a really great time! It was Na’Tajah’s first Rockies game, and folks kept teasing her about not expecting this type of VIP treatment each time.”

Emily H.

Big Sister from BBBS of Colorado
BLUE Crew Ticket Program

+ Build-A-Bear® Bears Delivered in 2019

+ Dollars Awarded in College Scholarships in 2019

+ VIP Ballpark Experiences Provided in 2019

Thousands of smiles and memories created!