Braves raise awareness for childhood cancer as part of league-wide effort

- The Atlanta Braves will join Major League Baseball and all MLB Clubs in a league-wide effort to raise childhood cancer awareness by dedicating a special day at Turner Field on September 10.

This is a continuation of the inaugural “Childhood Cancer Awareness Day,” which Major League Baseball is launching on Friday, September 2.

The Atlanta Braves will honor children and families who are currently fighting or have courageously battled pediatric cancer with a pregame reception before the September 10 matchup with the New York Mets.

At the reception, the Braves Wives will present four children with the Diamond of Courage Award, and the four recipients will also be recognized in a pregame on-field presentation. All survivors and fighters receive two complimentary tickets to the September 10 game by visiting Braves.com/ccawareness.

During the month of September, the Braves are also auctioning off gold baseballs autographed by Braves players to raise money for several pediatric cancer organizations. 

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