PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some future Phillies are paying it forward for some young fans. They shared the major league experience with kids battling cancer Tuesday.READ MORE: Several Philadelphia-Area Vaccination Clinics Temporarily Close After FDA, CDC Recommend Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine
More than a dozen Phillies prospects teamed up with Kisses For Kyle, an organization that provides special experiences and financial assistance to families of kids with cancer.
The minor leaguers hosted a party for six kids and their families.
There were multiple activities, including batting practice and arts and crafts.READ MORE: White House Says Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine 'Will Not Have A Significant Impact On Our Vaccination Plan'
“It was amazing to just come out and be with our family and just enjoy a night out after spending the whole summer and the fall in the hospital,” father Kennith Thomas said.
Thomas’ 21-month-old son, Christian, was diagnosed with leukemia, but right now, he’s two months cancer free!
The Phillies prospects were in town for the team’s annual Prospect Education Program.