Charity that helps kids of soldiers provides them with special day

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 18 at 5:30 PM

(KMOV.com) – A charity that helps military families gave kids a special day at the ballpark Friday.

Little Patriots Embraced held its Hitting for Heroes event at Busch Stadium Friday afternoon. The organization supports military families in various ways such as issuing deployment packages and holding toy drives during Christmas season.

“We help with financial assistance and we also help with a couple programs where we address the emotional distress from deployments or from moving around with the military," Sarah Roberts with Little Patriots Embraced said.

The charity has been providing services for military families for 10 years. To learn more about the organization or to make a donation, click here.

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