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Children’s Mercy Cancer Center – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, and David Koechner served as hosts for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, an annual benefit for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. The events, which were held on June 23rd and 24th, included a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium, bowling at Pinstripes and a victory party and auction at the Midland Theatre, as well as visiting with patients at Children’s Mercy. Many famous friends joined in the fun. 

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 24: Samm Levine, Al Yankovic and David Wain perform at the Big Slick Celebrity Party & Live Auction during the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend benefiting Children's Mercy Hospital of Kansas City on June 24, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Wain, Al Yankovic, Samm Levine
Samm Levine, Al Yankovic and Josh Hopkins
Laura Marano with patient at Children's Mercy Hospital
Laura Marano played bocce with a Children’s Mercy patient.
Will Forte and James Van Der Beek
Will Forte with James Van Der Beek
Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear
Mama Bear and Madisen Ward entertained the guests.
Kevin Rahm, Zachary Levi, David Cook, Paul Rudd and 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Prior to his performance, David Cook received help from some celebrities.
Paul Rudd with patient at Children's Mercy Hospital
Paul Rudd got a smooch from a Children’s Mercy patient.

Additional photos featured in the August 5, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin, Kyle Rivas and Children’s Mercy

 

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