In conjunction with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Wednesday's match between Sporting Kansas City and Minnesota United FC at Children's Mercy Park, The Victory Project has launched its annual Kick Childhood Cancer Auction.

By visiting, supporters can bid on a variety of signed items, limited-edition merchandise and special experiences with Sporting Kansas City players. The auction will remain open until Sunday, Sept. 26, at 8:30 p.m. CT.

All proceeds raised from the auction will go to The Victory Project in its expanded mission to enhance and enrich the lives of children battling cancer, make the sport of soccer more accessible to children with limited financial resources, and provide special experiences and opportunities to children with disabilities.

A sample of exclusive auction items available for bidding is listed below.

  • Framed, autographed and match-worn jerseys from Sporting players
  • An all-inclusive trip to a Sporting road match
  • Blade & Timber experience with Sporting players
  • Breakout KC with Sporting players
  • Bar KC visit with Graham Zusi
  • FIFA 22 gaming experience with Daniel Salloi
  • Autographed goalkeeper gloves from Tim Melia
  • An authentic MLS Kick Childhood Cancer soccer ball signed by the team

Tickets for Wednesday's home match are available at as second-place Sporting (12-5-7, 43 points) and sixth-place Minnesota (8-7-7, 31 points) lock horns in the second of three head-to-head meetings this season.

Bally Sports Kansas City Plus, Bally Sports Midwest Plus, and the Bally sports app will provide three hours of live coverage beginning at 7 p.m. CT, while Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will air local radio calls with The Final Whistle postgame show immediately following on 810 WHB. Supporters can access the Sporting KC app for additional in-game updates and exclusive offers on Wednesday, including a digital coupon for a free carton of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream courtesy of Price Chopper.