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Rays collect four truck loads of donations for Hurricane Michael victims

The Rays are doing their part to help those in need by offering 2019 tickets for donations.

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UPDATE, Oct. 16 — Thanks to the generous donations from the Tampa Bay community, the Rays collected four trucks full of food, water and supplies that will be delivered to the Florida Panhandle.

Moving forward, fans with any additional donations should contact Feeding Tampa Bay to inquire about delivery.


Original Article: It’s been a few days since Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle, one of the worst storms in make landfall in that area in history. Those affected by the storm are in significant need of relief.

The Tampa Bay Rays are doing their part, they’re requesting donations and are willing to give you two free tickets to a Rays home game during the 2019 regular season.

Among the items they would like to see donated include:

- Cases of Bottled Water & Sport Drinks
- Granola/Meal Replacement Bars
- AA, AAA and D Batteries
- Peanut Butter
- Dry Cereal
- Diapers of All Sizes
- Baby Wipes

Donations can be dropped off at the Gate 4 Drop-off Circle, on the corner of 16th Street and 5th Avenue South at Tropicana Field until 6pm Monday night. In appreciation of your donation, fans who participate will receive a voucher for two tickets to a 2019 regular season home game.

You can also help people affected by Hurricane Michael by visiting, calling 1- 800-RED CROSS or texting the word MICHAEL to 90999 to make a $10 donation.