The Tampa Bay Rays are hosting a supply drive benefiting the victims of Hurricane Dorian which hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm.
The supply drive will take place this weekend on Friday, September 6 (TODAY) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, September 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Only the following items will be accepted: Pet Food (Bagged) Tents (4-6 person) Tarps Work Gloves Trash Bags (Heavy Duty) Sunscreen Bug Spray Flashlights & Headlamps Phone Chargers & Phone Battery Packs (Solar) Battery-Operated Fans (Small) Batteries (AA, AAA, D) Only items on this list will be accepted, as they are what have been specifically requested by the Bahamian government.
Per the request of the Bahamian government, items that focus on shelter for those affected are of the highest priority.
Donations will be collected in Lot 9, located on the corner of 9th St. S. and 4th Ave. S. at Tropicana Field. Fans who donate will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the game on Sunday, September 8 against the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:10 p.m.
All items collected will be flown to the Bahamas by Sol Relief, a nonprofit group dedicated to disaster relief in the United States and the Caribbean.