Mixed Roots Foundation Teams up with 23andMe to Launch #IAMMIXEDROOTS at 5th Annual MN Twins Adoptee Night Featuring the Mixed Chicks to Throw First Pitch

Although, we are not adopted, we know several of our friends and family who are as well as many of our customers who use our product for their mixed or transracially adopted kids

In celebration of its 6 Year Anniversary, Mixed Roots Foundation has teamed up with 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, to host its 5th Annual ‘Adoptee Night’ with the MN Twins as they take on the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 7:10 p.m. at Target Field.

Adoptee Night will feature Mixed Chicks owners, Kim Etheredge, Wendi Levy Kaaya and Brad Kaaya, the very popular multicultural hair care line who will throw out the First Pitch as well as Minnesota native singer and songwriter, Kimberly Michaels, a Korean Adoptee, will sing the National Anthem. Mixed Roots Foundation will also launch its IAMMIXEDROOTS campaign in Minneapolis with their Mixed Roots Chips where individuals will be encouraged to purchase a bag of Mixed Roots Chips at one of Mixed Roots Foundation’s partner retail locations, take a picture and share their Mixed Roots story on the I am Mixed Roots campaign website.

“We are so honored to join Mixed Roots Foundation again on its journey from Los Angeles, to San Francisco and now to Minneapolis to throw out the First Pitch for their special Adoptee Night,” said Kim Etheredge, Co-Owner. “Although, we are not adopted, we know several of our friends and family who are as well as many of our customers who use our product for their mixed or transracially adopted kids. We are proud to partner with Mixed Roots Foundation and serving as a resource to the adoption and foster care community and beyond.”

In addition, 23andMe, Mixed Roots Foundation, Mixed Chicks will partner with several other individuals, local businesses and organizations in the greater community to assist in the recruitment of mixed, adoptees, foster youth and their families to participate in the special event including Jans Enterprises, Inc, Connections to Independence, Blind, Inc., MN Adopt, AK Connection, The Give & Care Foundation, MN Vikings, Printing Depot, Lahlouh, and Mixed Remixed Festival.

Mixed Roots Foundation will also host a pregame VIP Meet & Greet reception where individuals will have the unique opportunity to meet the…

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