FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

April 3, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore

Director of PR & Communications

610-799-7797

bevin.theodore@kidspeace.org

 Play ball! KidsPeace foster care youth to serve as flag bearers  

for Baltimore Orioles’ Opening Day 

BALTIMORE – KidsPeace foster care youth and chaperones will be lining the orange carpet Friday for the Baltimore Orioles’ home opener against the Minnesota Twins.

The Orioles have invited 80 KidsPeace youth to be the flag bearers who welcome the players onto the field at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The game begins at 3:05 p.m.

Look for our kids on the field, and also stop by our community booth during the game. We will be sharing information on how to become a foster parent.

WHO: KidsPeace foster care youth

WHAT: Orioles’ Opening Day

WHEN: 3:05 p.m., Fri., April 5

WHERE: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

 

About KidsPeace

For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at https://www.facebook.com/KidsPeaceMaryland or on Twitter @KidsPeace.