Cleveland Indians to host kickball tournament to raise money for cancer research

June 27, 2013  |  Posted by Jay Seaton

The Cleveland Indians will be hosting a kickball tournament to raise money for children's cancer research.

The "Kick-it" kickball tournament will be hosted at Progressive Field Thursday night. Local northeast Ohio corporations will participate in the tournament to unite the community in an effort to fight against children's cancer.

Kick-it was founded in 2009 by a 10-year-old boy with cancer and has already raised about $2 million.

Companies represented on Thursday include Barnes Wendling, Cleveland Indians, Dealer Tire, Direct Recruiters/Direct Consulting Associates, Fairmount Minerals, Forest City Enterprises, Global Recruiting Source, Jones Day, KeyBank, Medical Mutual, MTD Products, Penske Automotive, Quicken Loans, Rosetta and Willoughby Supply.

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