BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Bryce Harper, Mike Rizzo and New Era unveiled the caps he recently designed to help raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Harper shared more about the project which benefits children battling cancer saying, “This is something that really hits home for me,” as he explained his connection to the cause.

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“I had a couple friends and family members that have gone through it. So when I was growing up, I never wanted to do it for the cameras or for the TVs or anything like that. This was all just for me,” he continued.

Harper’s Heroes brings children who are fighting cancer, along with their families, out to Nationals Park to meet Harper and enjoy a game.

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Part of the proceeds from the sale of the hats will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society.