Según Heineman, la visita del United será el primero de “más eventos de este calibre”.
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Heineman in Jail & Bail Fundraiser

Sporting Kansas City President Robb Heineman will be participating in the Ronald McDonald House Charities Kansas City Jail & Bail event from 5-7 p.m. CT on Thursday at the 810 Zone on the Country Club Plaza. Heineman is one of several local Kansas Citians who will be locked up in the Skybox Jail and collecting bail donations, which will go towards Lights of Hope at the Ronald McDonald House.

“This is a fun opportunity to help out in the Kansas City community,” Heineman said. “It’s a great cause and a way to promote all the wonderful work that Ronald McDonald House Charities makes possible.”

Several others will join Heineman as jailbirds for Thursday’s event, including Tony Tappan, Don Swartz, Jami Waggoner, Joel Tucker and Sean Hogan. The goal is to raise funds to light up 600 Nights at the House, which would fund 10 rooms for two months at the Ronald McDonald House.

Each individual is hoping to raise $5,000 through the event. Donations can be made here, ranging from $10 for a light bulb to $600 which covers 10 of the 600 nights, and cash donations will also be accepted at the Jail & Bail on Thursday. All donors are encouraged to enter Heineman’s name in the “referred by” box online to show support for the Sporting Kansas City President.

Heineman has pledged to offer a private stadium tour and four tickets to the Sporting Kansas City opener in the team’s new state-of-the-art stadium to the person who donates the most money in his name. Additionally, all individuals who donate $60 in Heineman’s name will receive a Sporting Kansas City soccer ball and any donations made over $120 toward Heineman’s bail will receive a Sporting Kansas City soccer ball and scarf.

The two-hour event will feature a happy hour with free appetizers and $2 drink specials for guests in attendance.  The 810 Zone on the Plaza, which will also host a watch party on Thursday morning for the announcement of the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups, is located at 4686 Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri.