Return to mobile version

Hillbilly Outfield is Inducted into Chris Greicius Society

Jim Hafendorfer
The Hillbilly Outfield Coalition was recently inducted into the Chris Greicius Society for their outstanding fundraising efforts in support of the Make-A-Wish® mission.

Since 2000, the group has raised more than $100,000 through its annual Hillbilly Outfield Kentucky Derby Party, helping to grant the wishes of local wish children.

Hillbilly Outfield began as a small weekend Derby party in the backyard of Jim Hafendorfer. The tradition grew quickly, and was soon transformed into an annual fundraiser for Make-A-Wish.

What began as a small gathering for friends and colleagues over a decade ago has become a signature event of Derby weekend, drawing large crowds and public support with food, beverages, live music and other exciting activities, such as games, contests and a silent auction. The party even features live video feeds, allowing participants to experience every second of the action at the Derby!

“Hillbilly Outfield is a great way for friends and families to come together and enjoy the pageantry of the Kentucky Derby while supporting a great cause,” said Hafendorfer. 

Make-A-Wish is proud to recognize The Hillbilly Outfield Annual Derby Party organizers for their success in helping to make wishes come true for local wish kids.

 

Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana
2545 Farmers Drive
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 923-0555
Toll Free (877) 206-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Northeast Ohio Region
6060 Rockside Woods Blvd
Suite 315
Independence, OH 44131
(216) 241-3670
Toll Free (888) 272-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Central Ohio Region
2545 Farmers Drive
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 923-0555
Toll Free (877) 206-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Southern Ohio Region
4500 Cooper Rd
Suite 304
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-9474
Toll Free (888) 441-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Kentucky & Southern Indiana Region
1230 Liberty Bank Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 327-0705
Toll Free Kentucky Only (866) 487-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Indiana Region
7330 Woodland Drive
Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN 46278
(317) 636-6060
Toll Free Wish Families Only (877) 872-2756
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Northwest Ohio Region
1745 Indian Wood Circle
Suite 130
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 244-9474
Toll Free (800) 666-8539