December 3, 2018 | Las Cruces, NM—Third Judicial District Attorney Mark D’Antonio’s office hosted the First Annual Kickball for Kids tournament on Saturday, December 1st.
The event raised over $1800 from team registrations with all the proceeds to be donated to help Mesilla Valley Casa get holiday gifts for foster kids in need. The event was held at the New Mexico State University Intramural fields. Many of the teams that participated were from county and city offices; The Las Cruces Police Department, the Dona Ana County Detention center, the Criminal Justice Honor Society of NMSU, NMSU Police Department, NMSU Fire Department and the 3rd District Attorney’s office.
“Most of the teams consisted of city and county offices and private individuals that just wanted to come out and play for the kids,” said Jesse Castaneda from the DA’s office. “It was such a success that we intend to host another tournament next year.”