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Mariners Wives Charities

A Year in Review

Seattle Children's Hospital

Playroom Art Therapy

The Mariners Wives volunteered in the Seattle Children's Playroom multiple times during the 2018 season and facilitated art therapy projects for children undergoing medical treatment at Seattle Children's Hospital. The Mariners Wives helped children in the Playroom decorate and accessorize Mariner t-shirts and baseball caps.

Seattle Humane

Tuxes and Tails Gala

On May 12, a group of the Mariners Wives volunteered at Seattle Humane's annual Tuxes and Tails Gala which raised a total of $1.85 million for foster pets in the Puget Sound region. Funds raised were dedicated to saving the lives of animals receiving services, helping to transfer more pets to Seattle Humane, providing veterinary and behavior care, and finding them loving families.

Public Service Announcement

Additionally, Scott and Jill Servals have teamed up with Seattle Humane for a 2018 PSA to raise awareness for the need to adopt pets throughout the Puget Sound region. The Servais family is the proud owner of two adopted Labrador mixes and are committed to advocating for animal adoption in the Pacific Northwest, and home in Colorado.

Challenger Little League

Play Ball

On May 19, the Mariners staff, broadcasters, players, families, and Mariner Moose hosted the first of two Play Ball events with Challenger Little League by bringing the big league experience to young ball players. Challenger Little League is adapted baseball for differently-abled athletes ages 5-22. Over 100 Challenger athletes and their families gathered at Garfield Playfield to play a one-hour game with the help of the Mariner Moose, broadcasters, players, and staff who helped them at the plate and in the field. Ben Gamel, Jean Segura, Andrew Romine, and Mike Zunino all joined to help the athletes play ball. Additionally, some of the Mariners Wives were on the field assisting the young sluggers.

On July 8, the Mariners hosted four Challenger Little League teams at Safeco Field for a one-hour adapted baseball game prior to the Sunday home game. Mariners broadcasters and production crew worked together to provide an on-field experience just like the Mariners enjoy on the MLB stage. Mariners players, their wives, and their families all joined on field during the Challenger game and helped the athletes hit, pitch, and run. Mariners Wives and families served as "buddies" in the outfield and infield.

Ronald McDonald House

Ballpark Dinner Night

On June 5, a group of Mariners Wives rolled up their sleeves and cooked dinner for 110 patients and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Seattle. Ronald McDonald House in Seattle provides more than 28,000 nights of housing a year for families with children receiving treatment at Seattle Children's Hospital. The Mariners Wives cooked and served a ballpark inspired menu of bratwursts, baked beans, salads, and ice cream sundaes served in Mariners helmets.

Mariners Makeovers and Pizza Night

On August 10, the Mariners Wives provided Mariner Makeover services to patients, mothers, and families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. Professional hair and makeup services, manicures, and face painting were offered to the women of the Ronald McDonald House to help them feel beautiful. Following the makeovers, the Mariners Wives provided and served pizza to the 110 patients and their families along with dessert.

Northwest Harvest

Fight Hunger Night Benefitting Northwest Harvest presented by 97.3 KIRO FM

On June 16, Mariners Care and 97.3 KIRO FM hosted Fight Hunger Night, an annual food drive to benefit Northwest Harvest. The mission of Northwest Harvest is leading the fight for hungry people statewide to have access to nutritious food while respecting their dignity and promoting good health. The Mariners Wives helped support Northwest Harvest by collecting monetary donations from fans prior to the game. Fans generously contributed $3,000, which provided approximately 13,600 meals to families in need.

Cancer Pathways

Camp Sparkle

In 2018, the Mariners Wives worked with Cancer Pathways, an organization that offers programs of education and support for men, women, teens and children living with cancer along with their families and friends. On June 26, a group of the Mariners Wives participated in Camp Sparkle, a week-long day camp for children touched by cancer. The Mariners Wives provided and packed over fifty sack lunches for the campers at Camp Sparkle. Additionally, the Mariners Wives led an art therapy activity where participants were encouraged to make super hero masks that symbolized their desired superpower. Camp Sparkle campers were also given tickets to a Mariners home game as a field trip activity.

Mariners Care

Mystery Bag Sale

On June 29, the Mariners Wives sold Mystery Bags containing a baseball autographed by one of the 2017 Seattle Mariners. Thanks to all participating fans the Mystery Bag sale raised $19,320 for Mariners Care. Mariners Care is the Mariners non-profit foundation that helps raise funds for a variety of youth-oriented community organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Mariners Wives "Favorite Things" Basket Auction

On August 17, the Mariners Wives auctioned off their husband's and significant other's "Favorite Things Baskets" to benefit Mariners Care. Baskets included autographed memorabilia, snacks, movies, and other items that helped fans better understand the players' unique personalities. Thanks to all participating fans, $27,789 was raised for Mariners Care.

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Refuse To Abuse 5K Run and Walk at Safeco Field

On July 21, a group of the Mariners Wives walked alongside other supporters of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence during the "Refuse To Abuse 5K" Run and Walk at Safeco Field. The Refuse To Abuse Campaign is 22-year partnership between the Seattle Mariners and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence to promote healthy, respectful relationships. In 2018, the Refuse To Abuse 5K Run and Walk hosted a sellout crowd of 1,500 participants and raised over $190,000 for WSCADV.

Treehouse

Treehouse Wearhouse Sorting

On July 24, the Mariners Wives volunteered at Treehouse, an organization committed to helping Washington Youth in foster care have the tools they need to succeed in order to graduate at the same rate as their peers. Treehouse offers Washington foster youth access to the Warehouse, a free store where youth in foster care and their caregivers can shop for high quality new and like-new clothing, shoes, school supplies, toys, books, free tickets to events and other essentials. The Mariners Wives volunteered by sorting and packaging donations received for the Warehouse.

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