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.
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All-Star 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. Find out more about how to apply today!

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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.

Learn More About How To Apply!

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!