Cedar Rapids Kernels release 2018 Community Report

Kernels give over $429,000 in charitable donations

By Andrew Pantini / Cedar Rapids Kernels | November 2, 2018 2:20 PM

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Kernels have released their third annual report showcasing how the organization supported the Cedar Rapids community in 2018.

The twenty-page report highlights the work inside and outside of Veterans Memorial Stadium throughout the calendar year. The Kernels Organization as a whole gave over $429,000 in charitable donations which includes money granted by the Kernels Foundation for local recreational projects. Other community efforts showcased include the 20th Annual Kernels Summer Reading Program that promoted the importance of reading to 25,000 local children in Eastern Iowa and the "Home Run for Hunger" program that, since 2017, collected 7,200 pounds of food from farmers' market vendors for the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) food reservoir. 

The entire 2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels Community Report can be viewed by visiting www.kernels.com and clicking on the Community tab on the home page.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. For more information, visit www.kernels.com and follow the Kernels on social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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