Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels donated their share of the Midwest League fine money, collected from the 16 MWL clubs, to the HACAP Food Reservoir.
As a member of America's Second Harvest and the National Food Bank Network, the HACAP Food Reservoir distributes donated products to area soup kitchens, pantries, senior & child care centers, drug & alcohol rehabilitation centers and other non-profit food programs that feed the needy. Annually, the HACAP Food Reservoir Programs distribute 2.4 million pounds of food to local organizations and provide 4,000 food boxes to families in need.
The Midwest League collects fine money from players and coaches throughout the season when they are ejected from a game, and the total amount collected this season was $8,450 of which the Kernels' share was $529.
The Cedar Rapids Kernels are pleased to support HACAP, a diverse, community-focused non-profit dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of families living with the everyday barriers of poverty.
The Cedar Rapids Kernels begin the 2015 Midwest League season at Kane County on Thursday, April 9th and open the 2015 Home Season on Sunday, April 12th vs. Beloit at 4:05 pm. Season ticket packages for the 2015 season are on sale now and individual game tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 am on Monday, March 23rd.
The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.