We Are Family Day’s First Pitch Child Nominations

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families is seeking a child or youth to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2022 We Are Family Day Mariners ballgame at T-Mobile Park.

To be eligible, the child or youth must:

  • have experienced foster care during the past twelve months
  • No baseball expertise is required; however, the identified young person needs to be prepared to stand in front of a packed stadium and throw the first pitch from the pitching mound to home plate

If you know a child or youth that would like to be considered to throw the Mariners’ first pitch in honor of We Are Family Day, please email Holly Luna (Holly.Luna@dcyf.wa.gov) nomination information by Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 .

Nominations need to include:

  • The young person’s first name and age
  • Information about why you think they are a good candidate for this memorable opportunity
  • Caregiver name(s) and contact information

We Are Family Day has been scheduled for Sunday, May 8, 2022 . Tickets for the game are available now at: https://www.mariners.com/wearefamily.!