WHAT: Today the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) will team up with the Indianapolis Indians to host a special evening for 35 foster youth at Victory Field. Through their “Books for Youth” program, presented by Cargo Services, the Colts and DCS have invited 35 foster youth and their families to enjoy a baseball game, compliments of the Indians, and receive their “Books for Youth” backpack filled with a personal library of 25 age-appropriate books. Colts OT
The “Books for Youth” program, presented by Cargo Services, was started in 2006 through a partnership between the Colts and DCS. The goal of the program is to provide every foster child in Indiana with a personal backpack filled with 25 books. To date, the Colts and DCS have collected nearly 750,000 books statewide and have distributed more than 5,000 backpacks to foster children across Indiana. For more information on the Books for Youth program, visit www.colts.com/booksforyouth.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
5:30-7:00 p.m. (game starts at 7:05 p.m.)
Backpack distribution will take place at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Victory Field
501 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
WHO: OT Bradley Sowell; WR Jeremy Kelley; Colts Cheerleaders