Kansas City Star: Big Slick announces dates for next Children's Mercy fundraiser
By Lisa Gutierrez
Next year’s Big Slick Celebrity Weekend fundraiser will take place on June 2 and 3, when its homegrown celebrity hosts will try to surpass the very high bar they set for themselves this year, organizers announced Wednesday.
The Fab Five — Jason Sudeikis, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner — and a stage full of their Hollywood pals raised a record $3.5 million for the Cancer Center at Children’s Mercy last June.
This was a comeback year for the event, which had been forced to go virtual in 2020 and 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Next year’s 14th annual fundraiser, on the weekend after Memorial Day, should look much like this year’s:
▪ Friday, June 2: The Big Slick Celebrity Classic game at Kauffman Stadium before the Kansas City Royals play the Colorado Rockies. Access is included for anyone attending the Royals game.
▪ Saturday, June 3: The Big Slick Party & Show, the main event of the weekend, returns to the T-Mobile Center.
More details, including ticket prices and celebrity guests, will be unveiled in the spring when tickets go on sale.
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