Joe Kocur of the Red Wings, Tigers and Lions will host his Celebrity Charity Softball Tournament this weekend. This year’s event proceeds will benefit multiple local children’s charities through the Kocur Foundation.
This years lineup includes Amy Andrews, Steve Avery, Kris Draper, Luke Gladening, Darren Helm, Jimmy Howard, Bryan Smolinski, Manny Legace, Mike Knuble, Karen Drew, Dylan Larken, Dino Ciccarelli and more.
According to the foundation website, “Since the formation, the foundation has assisted local charities with the primary goal of focusing on families that need assistance either by financial means or logistical support. We are proud to have supported organizations such as The Wings of Mercy East Michigan, FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation, Team Huron Valley Special Olympics, The Shannon Gaber-Silverthorn Scholarship, Team Kendal Kidz, Play Like Jackson and other past charities like Orchards Children’s Services and the Thin Blue Line. In March of 2015, the Foundation was honored to assume a five-year commitment of a room sponsorship at the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit.”