AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Sod Poodles are set to open their ‘Launch-A-Thon,’ program presented by KTBlack Services, to raise money for local non-profit organizations, according to a Sod Poodles news release.
The team said that 50% of the nightly jackpot will be provided to an organization while the other half will go to the winner of the night.
“KTBlack is proud to sponsor Launch-A-Ball again this year at Hodgetown,” said Allie Morales, KTBlack Marketing Project Manager”. “It’s a fun way for our fans to get involved in supporting local non-profits.”
According to the Sod Poodles, each game, one organization will receive numbered tennis balls, three balls for $5, to sell from a table at the stadium and groups can also sell the tennis balls in the stands with the organization receiving 50% of the gross sales from their night.
The organizations will also receive recognition from the teams live public address announcements and can showcase their material to promote their non-profit, the Sod Poodles said.
The release said that “fans who purchase from ‘Launch-A-Ball’ groups will have the opportunity to toss their numbered tennis balls into targets in leftfield after the game for a chance to win the grand prize of 50% of the nightly jackpot or a prize from one of many local businesses partnered with the Sod Poodles.”
For more information or to get involved with Launch-A-Ball during the Sod Poodles 2021 season, organizations can email SierraT@SodPoodles.com or call 806-803-7722.
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