Pinky Swear Foundation Partners with New York Yankees on Special Game-Day Experience to Help Kids with Cancer

Bloomington, MN (August 29, 2018) – The New York Yankees will host Pinky Swear Day on Sunday, September 16, in partnership with Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice and NutriSource Pet Foods, in support of Pinky Swear Foundation’s mission to help kids with cancer and their families. A limited number of VIP tickets are currently available to the general public to purchase and will include access to the exclusive VIP Party Suite, the opportunity to meet Pinky Swear All-Stars and former New York Yankees players, unlimited food and beverages, and more.

Game Day Details:
New York Yankees v. Toronto Blue Jays
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:05 pm (EST)
Yankee Stadium // 1 E 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451
VIP Tickets – $150/each

Tickets can be purchased online at

“We are so grateful for this amazing partnership,” says Erica Campbell, executive director of Pinky Swear Foundation. “This is such a fun and exciting way to engage the community with our mission of helping kids with cancer and their families; especially when we see our All-Stars’ faces light up when they enter Yankee Stadium. It really is a magical moment.”

“We’re committed to making a positive difference in the world every day,” said Charlie Nelson, president of KLN Family Brands, the parent company of Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice and NutriSource Pet Foods. “It’s why our company has committed $1 million to the Pinky Swear Foundation. We hope Yankees fans will join us for a great day at the stadium and support the effort to help kids and families when they need it most.”

This is the second year of this partnership between Pinky Swear Foundation, New York Yankees and KLN Family Brands. To date, more than $11,000 has been raised through this event to help kids with cancer and their families through emotional and financial support.

About Pinky Swear Foundation
Founded in 2003, Pinky Swear Foundation is a national 501c(3) not-for-profit headquartered in Bloomington, MN passionately committed to helping children with cancer and their families with financial and emotional assistance. Pinky Swear Foundation activities include a variety of community engagement and fundraising events around the nation, raising more than $15.5 million to-date. To learn more, visit

About KLN Family Brands
A third generation family owned company, KLN Family Brands is located in Perham, MN and is comprised of Tuffy’s Pet Food and Kenny’s Candy & Confections. Tuffy’s was the first KLN manufacturing facility introduced by the Nelson Family and has been proudly producing premium pet food since 1964 under brands such as NutriSource, Pure Vita, and Natural Planet. NutriSource is the official pet food of the New York Yankees.In 1987 KLN branched out into the world of sweets and Kenny’s Candy & Confections was born. Kenny’s is the candy factory responsible for great brands like Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice, Sweet Chaos, and other Candies and Confections. Wiley Wallaby is the official licorice of the New York Yankees.  For more information on KLN Family Brands and its products, please visit

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