UMPS CARE Charities is a non-profit established by Major League Baseball (MLB) umpires to provide financial, in-kind and emotional support for America’s youth and families in need. Since this program started in 2006, MLB umpires have hosted 50+ BLUE for Kids events at children’s hospitals across the country. MLB umpires and team mascots also host Build-A-Bear Workshop experiences for children with cancer and other serious illnesses.