Atlanta Braves batting helmets during a spring training baseball workout Monday, Feb. 23, 2009 in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP

Atlanta Braves donate $30,000 to pay for a year’s worth of pre-K snacks

The Atlanta Braves are donating $30,000 to provide snacks for Atlanta pre-kindergarteners for the entire year.

Officials from the baseball team plan to present the check Friday at Boyd Elementary School. The money will pay for a year’s worth of snacks for youngsters who are enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs at 17 schools, according to Atlanta Public Schools.

The Braves said the program will provide healthy snacks for more than 540 children, according to a news release.