Red Sox Press Release
21st Annual Can & Cash Drive to Take Place Friday and Saturday at Fenway Park
Donations to Benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank
BOSTON, MA – The 21st annual Red Sox wives Can and Cash Drive will take place this Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21 at Fenway Park.
Fans who are interested making a donation to help the Greater Boston Food Bank fight hunger are asked to bring canned food items, or to make a cash donation at any of the Fenway Park gates.
Beginning 2 hours prior to game time, and through the second inning of the game, the Red Sox wives will give an autographed picture of a Red Sox player (while supplies last) to fans that bring $10 in cash or 10 non-perishable food items. Canned food items such as tuna fish, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, red and brown beans, and juice boxes are preferred. The Red Sox wives will be on hand to greet fans and receive the donations.
In total, this summer tradition has raised more than $216,000 in cash donations and collected more than 61,000 pounds of food.
About the Greater Boston Food Bank
The Greater Boston Food Bank distributes more than 34 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to approximately 550 member hunger-relief agencies and 30 Food Bank direct service programs throughout eastern Massachusetts in a dedicated partnership to end hunger in our region. The Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. For more information about The Greater Boston Food Bank, visit www.gbfb.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow on Twitter (@gr8bosfoodbank), or call at 617.427.5200.