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Going to bat for healthier lungs

July 27th, 2011

Want to go to bat for healthier lungs and cleaner air? The American Lung Association (ALA)  has a new game to help you do that.

ALA has recently partnered with State Farm and Major League Baseball on a national initiative called The Go to Bat program. It launched in mid July and will run for 10 weeks this summer.

Once a week, for 10 weeks, State Farm will choose the charity with the highest Go to Bat game batting average and make a donation of $18,000 in support of its cause. Also, an individual winner who goes to bat for the winning charity will be randomly selected and receive a trip for two to Games 3 and 4 of the 2011 Major League Baseball World Series. ALA is one of 43 charities playing.

A total of 10 winners will be drawn throughout the program which will conclude on September 26. The program will culminate during the 2011 MLB World Series with a pre-game ceremony showcasing its collective impact and recognizing the individual winners and the winning charities. State Farm will also announce and present a $25,000 donation to the charity that finishes the promotional campaign with the highest Go to Bat batting average.

Want to play?


-Select "American Lung Association"

-Play the State Farm Go to Bat game to increase the batting average and score points for the American Lung Association.

-Be sure to post on your Facebook page!

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One Response to “Going to bat for healthier lungs”

  1. Lorraine Leslie:

    This is a fantastic oppurtunity to have fun and raise funds for American Lung Association! Please check it out

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