Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros star pitcher Justin Verlander are raising awareness for local pet adoption agencies with their fourth annual Grand Slam Adoption Event at Minute Maid Park.
The star couple hosted their event in conjunction with Astros Dog Day ahead of the Astros matchup with the Angels.
"We're excited to have this event for the first time ever in Houston," Upton says. "The Grand Slam Adoption event pairs together our passions of finding loving homes for adoptable dogs, and providing service dogs for military veterans."
Upton and Verlander also raised funds for Wins for Warriors Foundation, a veteran-focused charity founded by Verlander. They say they are huge dog lovers and hosting this event for the past three years has helped hundreds of shelter dogs find forever homes.
The couple has a boxer that they rescued named Harley Upton.
Aug 27, 2018 at 2:50pm PDT
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