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Making the Game Count for Kids!
Empowering Kids to be Kids with Child Life Zones, Teammates Sports Camps, Stay in the Game and the Home Plate Project.
Empowering Kids to be Kids with Child Life Zones, Teammates Sports Camps, Stay in the Game and the Home Plate Project.
“This is the most important thing I've ever done!”
- Garth Brooks

Teammates for Kids began in 1999 with the love and support of 67 Major League Baseball players who made a pledge to help kids.

Since then, over 4,700 professional athletes from baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, rodeo and racing have joined our team.
"Once a Teammate ... Always a Teammate"

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Inspirational T-shirts, like the one Garth wore on "Garth & Trisha Live: A Holiday Concert Event," now available exclusively at garthbrooks.com

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT GARTH’S TEAMMATES FOR KIDS CHILD LIFE ZONE NETWORK. Read More

Less then 35 shirts still available.

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100% of All Money Donated Goes to the Kids
Quite simply, Teammates for Kids exists to do everything we can to help kids. It’s that simple and that important! We accomplish our goals by partnering professional athletes, corporations, celebrities and now, for the first time, individuals from the private sector.

Because the foundation’s overhead expenses are privately funded, 100% of all money donated goes to the kids.

That’s not the goal ... it’s the rule!
50 MLB Players Team Up to Provide over 4 Million Meals to Address Childhood Hunger Due to Covid-19 Pandemic
More than 20 million students in the United States and Canada rely on school-provided free or reduced-price meals. With schools shut down, players personally reached out to each other to collect donations as part of the Home Plate Project, a partnership between Major League Baseball, Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation and Big League Impact.
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Teammates News and Stories

Teammate Al Leiter’s son is dominating College Baseball
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We would like to congratulate Jack Leiter (son of Teammate Al Leiter) for his amazing 7-0 start this spring.
We would like to congratulate Jack Leiter (son of Teammate Al Leiter) for his amazing 7-0 start this spring. Leiter has a 0.55 ERA in his eight starts this season with 84 strikeouts and 19 walks in 49 innings. He has allowed just three earned runs and thirteen hits. The son of former Major League All-Star pitcher Al Leiter (a Teammate since 1999) is a favorite to go in the first few picks of the MLB draft in July. Jack had extended his no-hit streak to 20 innings and his scoreless run to 25 frames before both came to a halt in the fifth inning of Vanderbilt’s 11-2 victory over LSU on Friday, April 2. The 20-year-old sophomore has reached a point where expectations have crossed a remarkable line … if Jack gives up a lone run it becomes newsworthy. Congratulations to the Leiter family!
Teammate Dan Campbell named Lions Head Coach
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Congratulations to Dan Campbell ... who has been a Teammate since 2007.
Congratulations to Teammate Dan Campbell who officially became the Detroit Lions Head Coach on January 20, 2021. Campbell has been a Teammate since 2007. Campbell brings 22 years of NFL experience to the Lions, including 11 years as a coach and 11 as a player. He most recently served as the assistant head coach/tight ends coach for the New Orleans Saints, a position he held since 2016. Campbell entered the NFL coaching ranks following an 11-year playing career with the New York Giants (1999-2002), Dallas Cowboys (2003-05), Detroit Lions (2006-08) and New Orleans Saints (2009). A third-round selection by the New York Giants in the 1999 NFL Draft, the former tight end appeared in 114 total career games (76 starts) and caught 91 passes for 934 yards and 11 touchdowns. He becomes the fifth former Lions player to be named full-time head coach for the team and the first since Joe Schmidt, who played for Detroit from 1953-65 and served as head coach from 1967-72. A Clifton, Texas native, Campbell attended Texas A&M, where he was a four-year letterman for the Aggies and majored in agricultural development. Campbell and his wife, Holly, have a son, Cody, and a daughter, Piper.
“Love ... will not be cancelled” T-Shirt Sale Raises $65,000.
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Thank you to everyone who purchased a “Love ... will not be cancelled” t-shirt.
Thank you to everyone who purchased a “Love ... will not be cancelled” t-shirt, generating $65,000 for the Teammates for Kids Child Life Zone Network!  Sales will continue while supplies last.  Only 35 shirts remain. The t-shirts are available exclusively in the store at garthbrooks.com for $25. Sales began in December, after Garth wore one of the shirts during “Garth & Trisha Live: A Holiday Concert Event” on CBS.  Garth’s Teammates for Kids Foundation currently supports a network of 13 Child Life Zones in children’s hospitals across the country.  A Child Life Zone is a state-of-the-art, therapeutic play area inside a hospital where pediatric patients and their families can play, learn, laugh, and relax. Photos are of Child Life Zone staffers proudly wearing their shirts as they receive the COVID vaccine.
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Child Life Zones
A Child Life Zone is a state-of-the-art, therapeutic play area inside a hospital where pediatric patients and their families can play, learn, laugh, and relax. Child life specialists teach patients about their illness, what to expect during treatment, and they provide support to patients and their families before, during, and after procedures.

Playing in a ZONE turns patients into KIDS!

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