Game organizer Andy Bhatti tries to hit one out of the park in the charity celebrity softball game against the Monkey's Lunch team

Celebrity slo-pitch tourney supports Sophie’s Place

Survivors Supporting Survivors hosted a celebrity baseball slo-pitch tournament on Saturday, June 13, in support of Sophie’s Place

Survivors Supporting Survivors hosted a celebrity baseball slo-pitch tournament on Saturday, June 13, in support of Sophie’s Place and to help raise awareness and funds for victims of childhood sexual abuse.

Sophie’s Place – part of The Centre for Child Development in Surrey – is a child advocacy centre that provides specialized services for physically, mentally or sexually abused children.

The event took place at Parkside Elementary School in Aldergrove.

Among the celebrities were  Cliff Ronning, Vancouver Canucks alumni; Kyle Wellwood, Vancouver Canucks alumni; Garth Butcher, Vancouver Canucks alumni; John Craighead, Vancouver Canucks alumni; Katie Stuart, X-Men 2 and TV actress; Jason “Dooms” Day, UFC veteran and stunt actor; and Darcy Michael, a Just4Laughs comedian.

For more information, visit or call 1-604-309-1573.

The celebrity team pauses for a group photo prior to the charity softball game on Saturday, June 13.

Donna McRae of Aldergrove’s “Monkey’s Lunch” team runs home past catcher Shelby MacLean (of Sophie’s Place) in the charity softball game against the celebrity team, held during the Aldergrove Days Slo Pitch Tournament, Saturday, June 13 at Parkside’s ball diamonds.

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