Sheldon gives thanks to St. Jude

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn.— RiverKings mascot Sheldon the turtle participated in the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Give Thanks Walk on November 22.

Over 3,000 participants were in attendance for a day of activities that included music, bounce houses, mascots and face painting to raise money and awareness for the life saving efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“We raised over $300,000 at the Give Thanks Walk for the kids at St. Jude,” said Associate Director of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC Josh Currier. “St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and life threatening illnesses. “

The RiverKings will “Pack the House” on December 5 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Tickets are discounted $5, groups receive an additional $2 off and start at just $4 per ticket. Contact the RiverKings front office at 662-342-1755 for more information on groups. Single-game tickets can be purchased at riverkings.com/ticketmaster.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The Mississippi RiverKings are supported by their community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and by program-related investments of the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Photo Credit: Mississippi RiverKings RiverKings mascot Sheldon took part in the St. Jude Children Research Hospital Give Thanks Walk Nov. 22. The RiverKings "Pack the House" for St. Jude at the Landers Center Friday Dec. 5.

Posted by Lukas Favale at 12:00 PM


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