Flying Squirrels to donate $2,000 for Harvey relief efforts

(Source: Richmond Flying Squirrels)
(Source: Richmond Flying Squirrels)
Published: Aug. 30, 2017 at 9:13 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2017 at 11:10 PM EDT
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(WWBT) - The Richmond Flying Squirrels are joining hurricane relief efforts, donating $2,000.

The Red Cross will be on hand at the team's games from Thursday through Sunday at the Diamond collecting cash donations from fans, all of which will be matched by minor league baseball charities.

On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Squirrels will join the VCU Basketball team for a supply drive at the Diamond, all of which will be transported to the Salvation Army in Houston.

Here's the list of specific items that are needed:

  • style="background: white;">Diapers
  • style="background: white;">Baby Formula
  • style="background: white;">Blankets
  • style="background: white;">Toiletries
  • style="background: white;">Towels/paper towels
  • style="background: white;">Non-Perishable Food Items
  • style="background: white;">Work Gloves / latex & non-latex gloves
  • style="background: white;">Protective footwear/boots
  • style="background: white;">Mops/brooms
  • style="background: white;">Plastic garbage bags
  • style="background: white;">Extension cords

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