Toby Keith opening OK Kids Korral to help children, families battling cancer

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OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s been 10 years in the making and finally Thursday the Toby Keith Foundation is opening the OK Kids Korral.

It is a cost-free home away from home for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

The grand opening ceremony kicks off at 11 a.m. at the Oklahoma Health Center.

The goal behind the OK Kids Korral is to provide a comfortable and peaceful place for children battling cancer, to help eliminate hours in the car going to and from the hospital or having to go out-of-state for treatment.

The OK Kids Korral is 25,000 square-feet, has 16 rooms and features an Oklahoma Route 66 themed indoor playroom and an Oklahoma themed outdoor playground.

It took 10 years of planning and fundraising to make the OK Kids Korral a reality.

Toby Keith said this is a home away from home for families fighting childhood cancer.

Keith will be there for the big event along with the mayor and other featured guests.

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