Friday, January 23 - Braves Diamond Gala
On Friday, January 23, 2009 the Atlanta Braves Foundation will host the Braves Diamond Gala at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead. During the event, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a star-studded night of casino games, entertainment and silent and live auctions alongside Braves players, coaches and alumni with proceeds benefitting the Braves Foundation. For more information visit braves.com/gala.
Saturday, January 24 - Braves Foundation AutographFest
Don't miss the chance to meet Braves players, coaches and alumni and wish them luck for the upcoming 2009 season. With a donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation you'll be able to meet your favorite Braves players and get autographs. All proceeds benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation. For more information visit braves.com/autographfest.
January 27-31 - Braves Caravan
The 2009 Braves Winter Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will take place January 27-31, and will make stops throughout the Southeast region. Each caravan stop will feature a hospital or school visit and public appearances by players, coaches, broadcasters, tomahawk team, and Homer the Brave. At each public visit, the participants will sign free autographs, meet with members of the media and discuss the 2009 Braves season. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2009 season, including mini-plans that will feature Opening Day, plus Yankees and Red Sox match-ups. For more information visit braves.com/caravan.
Sunday, February 22 - Tim Hudson Birdies & Baseball
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hosting the 4th annual Tim Hudson Birdies & Baseball spring training trip on February 22-24, 2009, to raise much needed funds for pediatric cancer research at Children's. This 3 day/ 2 night all-inclusive trip to Orlando includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, food and beverages, gifts, golf with the Braves, cocktail party hosted by Tim and Kim Hudson, a Braves practice and much more. Each all-inclusive playing spot is $2,500. For more information on how you or your company can participate please call Children's at (404) 785-7373.
Saturday, April 11 - Autograph Signing
Jordan Schafer will sign autographs at the Braves Clubhouse Store at CNN Center on Saturday, April 11th from 2:00 - 3:00. For more information, call the Braves Clubhouse Store at 404-523-5854.
Saturday, May 16 - Jersey Off Our Backs present by Majestic
Jerseys off Our Backs gives fans a once in a lifetime experience to literally win the jersey off the back of an Atlanta Braves player while aiding the foundation in raising money for charity. On Saturday, May 16, 2009 fans can purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win and be presented with a player's jersey in a post-game ceremony. During the ceremony the winners are taken onto the field where they receive the game-worn jersey and have their photo taken. Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation and MDA Georgia.
Friday, June 5 - Atlanta Braves Prostate Cancer Awareness Day
Join the Braves for a celebration of survivorship honoring men who have courageously battled prostate cancer. Survivors receive a free game ticket, t-shirt and the opportunity to participate in a special on-field ceremony. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit www.braves.com/pcawareness.
Saturday, June 6 - Baseball 101 Presented by Publix Super Markets
Join the Atlanta Braves for a unique opportunity on Saturday, June 6, 2009 as they present a half-day clinic on baseball designed specifically for women. Baseball 101, presented by Publix Super Markets, includes firsthand instruction by Braves players in the areas of batting, fielding and pitching and concludes with a Q&A with Braves players, wives and broadcasters. Please visit braves.com/community to register.
Saturday, June 6 - Atlanta Braves Equipment Drive
The Atlanta Braves and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund have teamed up to collect new and gently used baseball and softball equipment to benefit the Junior Braves/RBI Youth Baseball League. Equipment will be collected in Monument Grove from the time the gates open until the end of the second inning. Fans who donate will receive an autographed Braves item (while supplies last).
To purchase tickets for the June 6 game, click here
Sunday, June 28 - Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive
The Atlanta Braves will partner with the American Red Cross and WSB-TV to host the Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive at Turner Field on Monday, June 29, 2009 from 11:00am - 5:00pm.
All donors will receive:
Please log onto www.givelife.org and input code abrav to schedule an appointment.
Monday, June 29 - 2009 Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic
Join Atlanta Brave second baseman Kelly Johnson, host for the 2009 Prevent Child Abuse Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic along with his fellow teammates and other celebrities.
The golf classic, a benefit for Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, will take place on Monday, June 29 at the exclusive White Columns Country Club in Milton, Georgia. Prevent Child Abuse Georgia is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preventing child abuse and neglect. In addition to a great day of golf, a post golf reception dinner and auction will follow. For more information on the event please click here, call 770-753-8144 or visit preventchildabusega.org
Tuesday, June 30 - Heroes For Hunger Autograph Session
Join the Atlanta Braves Foundation, 11Alive and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we go to bat against hunger.
Braves Pitcher Tommy Hanson will sign autographs in Monument Grove from 5:45pm-6:30pm. 20 cans or $20 donation for one autograph; 40 cans or $40 donation for two autographs Max. two autographs per person.
Throughout the month of June bring non-perishable food items to any Braves game and receive a special ticket offer for an upcoming game. Drop off locations include Guest Relations @ aisle 146, Community Clubhouse in the Plaza and the 755 Club Lobby entrance.
July 1 - 2 - Braves Wives Toy Drive
The Braves Wives will collect new and unwrapped toys in Monument Grove from gates opening until the end of the first inning. The toys will be distributed to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta locations during the Braves annual "Christmas in July" hospital visits. Fans who donate a toy with a minimum value of $10 will receive a special Braves autographed item (maximum two autographed items per family while supplies last).
July 17 - 19 - Braves Foundation Weekend
The Braves Foundation will host its first Foundation Weekend on July 17, 18 & 19 in the Hank Aaron Room located at Aisle 128 on the field level of Turner Field. Braves memorabilia, including game-worn Braves jerseys, autographed baseballs, game-used bats, photos, lineup cards, and many other unique and valuable items will be up for auction and available for purchase throughout the weekend.
July 23 - 28 - All-Star Silent Auction
The Braves Foundation features several pieces of authentic Braves memorabilia up for auction each home game. Additionally, July 23 - July 28, the Braves Foundation will host an All-Star Auction in Fan Plaza featuring unique framed merchandise signed by your favorite major league players, legends and members of your very own Braves. Silent Auctions begin at gates opening and conclude at the end of the 3rd inning. Proceeds from the auctions benefit the Braves Foundation.
Friday, July 31 - "Shop with the Braves" at Publix Super Markets
Shop with Braves pitchers Kenshin Kawakami, Kris Medlen and Boone Logan at the Publix Super Market location in Johns Creek (5805 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097) on Friday, July 31 from 12-1:30 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs from the Braves players in attendance and donate school supplies to support the Atlanta Community Food Bank's Kids in Need program.
Saturday, August 15 - Braves Wives Brown Bag Bonanza
The Braves Wives will host the annual Brown Bag Bonanza at Turner Field. Baseballs autographed by current Braves players will be on sale for $40. Enjoy the element of surprise as you find out whose autograph you have received when you open your mystery bag. Proceeds from the event will benefit a local charity and the Atlanta Braves Foundation.
Saturday, August 22 - "Shop with the Braves" at Publix Super Markets
Shop with the Braves players at the Publix Super Market location in Norcross (1250 Tech Drive, Norcross, GA 30093) on Saturday, August 22 from 12-1:30 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs from the Braves players in attendance in exchange for their support of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Saturday, August 22 - Toys for Tots Toy Drive
The Braves, the US Marine Corp and the Fox 5 will team up to collect new and unwrapped toys in Monument Grove from gates opening until the end of the first inning. The toys will be distributed to needy children during the Christmas holidays.
Friday - Sunday, September 4-6 - Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by the National Peanut Board
The Atlanta Braves will host 32 teams for the first Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by the National Peanut Board at the Braves Baseball Academy. Each Team will receive 15 tickets to the September 5 Braves game vs. the Reds, Team photo with Chipper Jones, Official Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic t-shirt, gift bag, a commemorative medal and Chipper Jones photo. Visit www.braves.com/youthclassic for more information or call 404-614-1512.
Saturday, Sept 5 - "Shop with the Braves" at Publix Super Markets
Shop with the Braves players at the Publix Super Market location in Alpharetta (270 Rucker Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004) on Saturday, September 5 from 12-1:30 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs from the Braves players in attendance in exchange for their support of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Saturday, Sept 5 - Kris Medlen Autograph Signing
Kris Medlen will sign autographs at the Braves Clubhouse Store at CNN Center on Saturday, September 5th from 2:00 until 3:00. For more information, call the Braves Clubhouse Store at CNN Center at 404-523-5854.
Saturday, September 19 - Breast Cancer Awareness Day Presented by Publix Super Markets
The Atlanta Braves Breast Cancer Awareness Day, presented by Publix Super Markets, is a day-long celebration of survivorship honoring those who have courageously battled breast cancer. Survivors receive: One free lower level ticket (additional tickets $12), commemorative Atlanta Braves Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt, access to a pre-game reception with family & friends, and a "Walk in the Park," an on-field ceremony for survivors.
Additionally, the Diamond of Hope Award will be presented during the pre-game celebration. This award honors Breast Cancers survivors and community activists that have made exceptional contributions to the fight against breast cancer through volunteer efforts, advocacy, and support of breast cancer education and research.
For more information visit braves.com/bc_awareness.
October 2 - 4 - Braves Foundation Weekend
The Braves Foundation will host its second Foundation Weekend on October 2, 3 & 4 in the Hank Aaron Room located at Aisle 128 on the field level of Turner Field. Braves memorabilia, including game-worn Braves jerseys, autographed baseballs, game-used bats, photos, lineup cards, and many other unique and valuable items will be up for auction and available for purchase throughout the weekend.
October 2 - Rookie Readers Book Drive
The Atlanta Braves Foundation has teamed up with the Hudson Family Foundation, a non-profit children's charity founded by Atlanta Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson and his wife Kim, to host a book drive in Turner Field's Monument Grove on Friday, October 2 to benefit Clarkdale Elementary, a Cobb County School severely impacted by the recent metro Atlanta floods. Hudson will be on hand to sign autographs for fans from 5:45-6:45 p.m. in exchange for making a book or monetary donation. Five (5) children's books (with an individual $4 minimum value) or $20 for one autograph, ten (10) children's books (with an individual $4 minimum value) or $40 for two autographs; maximum two autographs per person. Donations will benefit the Clarkdale Elementary School Relief Fund.
November 1-2 - The Chipper Jones Celebrity Golf Invitational
Join third baseman, Chipper Jones, at the annual Chipper Jones Celebrity Golf Invitational on November 1-2, 2009 at Bear's Best Atlanta Golf Course in Suwannee, GA.
The two-day event will include silent and live auctions and a golf tournament to benefit Stetson Athletics, the Georgia Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Camp Twin Lakes and the Chipper Jones Family Foundation. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information call Stacy Turner at 386-822-8100 or visit www.chipperjones.com
November 7 - Ropin' and Rockin' for Pennies for the Park
Join Atlanta Braves first baseman Adam LaRoche and his family for the Ropin' and Rockin' for Pennies for the Park, on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds in Ft. Scott, Kansas as they raise funds to benefit the Ellis Park renovation project.
The day-long event will combine a rodeo competition and a concert with popular country rocker Jason Aldean, and Kevin Blake Weldon, country music recording artist and host of the TV show BADBOB & JIMMY'S POSTED PLACES.
For more information on Ropin' and Rockin' for Pennies for the Park and to purchase concert tickets visit www.yatfortscott.com or call 620-223-3566.
November 20-21 - Hudson Family Foundation Honky Tonk Benefit Weekend
Join starting pitcher, Tim Hudson and his wife Kim, at the 1st ANNUAL HONKY TONK BENEFIT WEEKEND featuring country music superstar Blake Shelton and American Idol finalist Josh Gracin on November 20-21, 2009 at "The Fred" Amphitheater in Peachtree City.
VIP ticket packages with access to the entire weekend's festivities include a private VIP dinner party on Friday, November 20 at the Flat Creek Country Club featuring celebrities, professional athletes, live and silent auctions, DJ, and open bar, as well as VIP seating to Saturday's concert, access to a private backstage after party.
For more information call the Hudson Family Foundation at 404-584-0095 or visit www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.
November 26 - Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless
Join the Atlanta Braves Foundation and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless on Thanksgiving Day as we serve meals to those in need. In addition to meals various services will be offered including a toys, books and school supplies for children, grooming services, showers, clothing, toiletries, church services, free medical check-ups, long distance phone service, and job referral opportunities.
For volunteer opportunities, please contact Elizabeth Omilami at 404-755-3353 or visit www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.
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