Houston Astros’ George Springer to Host
4th Annual “All-Star Bowling Benefit”
for Camp SAY – the Summer Camp for Young People Who Stutter
The 4th Annual George Springer All-Star Bowling Benefit will be held Sunday, July 8 , 2018 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bowlmor Houston , located at 925 Bunker Hill Rd. Houston, TX 77024.
Hosted by George Springer, a Houston Astros Outfielder, 2017 World Series Champion and MVP, the Bowing Benefit is a fundraiser to send young people who stutter to Camp SAY . The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) invites guests to attend the benefit alongside Honorary Chair Dr. Carolyn Farb., h.c. Co-chairs Lara Bell andMelissa DeAyala along with Junior ChairMatthew DeAyala will welcome guests to an inspiring and memorable evening of bowling with Springer, fellow Astros, other professional athletes and celebrity lane captains.
The annual benefit supports the George Springer Kids Fund. All of the proceeds from the George Springer All-Star Bowling Benefit will help send children from all socio-economic backgrounds to the George Springer MVP Camp Say day camp in Houston and Camp SAY, a life-changing summer camp for kids and teens who stutter. The event is made possible, in part, by the generous support of event sponsors, including exclusive radio and outdoor media sponsors: SportsTalk 790AM, iHeartMedia Houston, and Clear Channel Outdoor.
In 2014, Springer became SAY’s national spokesperson and since then has inspired millions of people who stutter. Last year alone, SAY provided more than $1 million in financial aid and underwritten tuition support, so all children have access to its life-changing programs, including Camp SAY, a 2-week, ACA-accredited summer camp for kids & teens who stutter, ages 8-18. Camp SAY blends a traditional summer camp experience, with programs and activities that empower young people who stutter. This camp also helps campers build confidence, communication skills and friendships to last a lifetime. Camp SAY is a program of SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers comprehensive and innovative programs that address the physical, social and emotional impacts of stuttering.
This Bowling Benefit will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by bowling fun with fellow Astros and celebrity lane captains, with an open bar and dinner. The event will also feature sports-themed items, experiences, and memorabilia in a silent auction. All event and auction proceeds will send children and teens in need to both the National Camp SAY program, and George Springer’s MVP Camp SAY day camp in Houston.
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Benefit Tickets: $300 - $500
Sponsorship levels: $5,000 - $25,000
Program ads: $500 - $2,500
To purchase a sponsorship, tickets, or program ad, please contact Noah Cornman at 212-414-9696, ext. 201 or at Noah@SAY.org . Tickets and sponsorships may also be purchased online at SAY.org/Springer .
About George Springer
George Springer is a celebrated Houston Astros outfielder, Two-Time Sports Illustrated cover athlete, and a person who stutters. Springer was named the 2017 World Series MVP, as he and his team brought the first ever World Series Championship to Houston. Springer was selected by the Houston Astros out of the University of Connecticut in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft. As the 11th overall selection, Springer became the highest selection in the MLB Draft in Connecticut baseball history. Springer played his first MLB game in April 2014. In 2013, Springer joined the 30-30 club, recording more than 30 home runs and stolen bases. Springer was also named MVP in the Texas League All-Star Game, the Texas League Player of the Year, a Baseball America Minor League All-Star, an MLB.com Organization All-Star, and was a finalist for USA Today's Minor League Player of the Year Award. Springer was raised in New Britain, CT. Learn more at houston.astros.mlb.com .
About SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young
The Stuttering Association for the Young is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that believes every voice matters, and offers: Camp SAY, a summer camp for young people who stutter, Confident Voices after-school & weekend programs, and Speech Therapy. Young people from all socioeconomic backgrounds have access to SAY programs, and this year alone, more than $1,000,000 in financial aid and underwritten tuition is being awarded to families in need. www.SAY.org
About Camp SAY
Camp SAY is an American Camp Association (ACA)-accredited summer camp where everything seems possible for a young person who stutters, and where they develop the skills they need to communicate more effectively, build self-confidence and forge friendships. This sleep-away camp welcomes children and teens that stutter, ages 8-18, and their young family members and friends who want to share an incredible camp experience together. Young people from across the country, and beyond, attend Camp SAY year-after-year.www.CampSAY.org