About Landon’s Legacy
The Landon’s Legacy Foundation was born after Landon’s passing in order to keep his amazing spirit alive in our community. Landon’s Legacy Foundation will leave a tangible footprint in the Billings community and positively affect those faced with similar challenges.
Landon’s Legacy Foundation has partnered with Billings Kiwanis and Billings Parks and Recreation to create our communities first special needs baseball field. Billings Parks and Recreation has generously donated the land for the baseball field at The Poly Vista Baseball Complex located at 38th and Poly Drive. This field is know as a “Miracle League” Baseball field. It is a custom designed latex free rubberized turf field that accommodates wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment. The Miracle League field will serve children and adults who suffer from any physical or mental disabilities which causes them to be excluded from other baseball leagues.
An avid baseball fan, Landon dreamed of hitting a Grand Slam, rounding the bases and sliding into home plate for a game win, being on a team and seeing his beloved New York Yankees play. This dream was never realized due to Landon’s passing on June 3, 2013. With your help Landon’s dream and legacy will be continued in our community.
Landon’s Legacy Foundation is thrilled to report we are getting very close to our goal of $1 million dollars for Landon’s Miracle Field. The Harnish Foundation recently assisted greatly in this when they awarded a $375,000 grant to the project. The Billings Kiwanis continue to be supportive through their community activities. Early on the Kiwanis help fund the Master Plan and then made an early donation of $50,000 to Landon’s Miracle Field.
Community grants received for the project:
- Charles Bair Trust
- Fanwood Foundation
- Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation
- US Bank Foundation
- Pacific Source
- Breakfast Exchange of Billings
- Montana District 1 Little League
- Magic City Optimists
- Many local businesses and individuals continue to contribute to this great project.