Talk about the season of giving.
Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife have donated their $9 million home to a camp that serves individuals with special needs and chronic illnesses.
The home, which sits on Table Rock Lake in southwest Missouri, is a 32,000 square foot home. The Hamels, through their foundation, donated it to Camp Barnabas, also located in southwest Missouri.
“Seeing the faces, hearing the laughter, reading the stories of the kids they serve; there is truly nothing like it,” Cole Hamels said in a news release. “Barnabas makes dreams come true, and we felt called to help them in a big way.”
Camp Barnabas said the gift was the largest in the history of the organization. Barnabas also runs a two-year, faith-based collegiate program for students with special needs. Barnabas Prep helps the students “realize their strengths and potential, while challenging them to grow into their best selves.”
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