09/19/2012 1:19 PM EST
Shirts Off our Backs Fundraiser Scheduled for Final Six Rays Home Games
The Rays Baseball Foundation and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association's Educational Foundation (FRLAEF) are teaming up for the annual "Shirts Off Our Backs" fundraiser. The event will run throughout the final six Rays regular season home games (September 21-October 3). Proceeds will benefit both foundations supporting youth and education programs.
There will be an estimated 300 volunteers on hand, wearing blue "Shirts Off Our Backs" T-shirts, at Tropicana Field throughout the six-day fundraiser. All fans who donate will receive scratch-off cards giving them the opportunity to win a wide variety of prizes donated by numerous sponsors totaling more than $250,000 in value. Included in the prizes are 2013 Rays game tickets, Rays game-worn jerseys and more.
Prizes donated by: Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Bella's Italian Café, Bob Evans, Broken Egg Restaurant, Centerplate, Daiquiri Shak, Days Inn Port Charlotte, Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill, Gecko's Pub & Grill, Little Greek, Miller's Ale House, Tampa Bay Rays and Universal / CityWalk in Orlando Fla.
This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.