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Baseball & Softball Equipment Drive05/03/2012 11:00 PM ET
The SeaWolves have announced a Gloves for Kids Drive to provide equipment for youth baseball and softball players in the Erie community. The project is a joint effort between the SeaWolves and the SeaWolves Student Ambassadors.
The SeaWolves Student Ambassador Program, presented by Gannon University Sport Marketing and Management, provides area high school students with opportunities to learn about careers in sports and participate in community service projects such as the Gloves for Kids Drive.
The SeaWolves and SeaWolves Student Ambassadors are collecting new or gently used baseball and softball equipment, including gloves, balls, youth bats, and catcher's gear, from now through May 12. Fans are invited bring their items to the game on Saturday, May 12 or drop off equipment in advance at the SeaWolves Ticket Office. Items collected will be donated to Erie area youth organizations including Boys and Girls Baseball in Erie, Inc.
"The SeaWolves want to encourage kids to get out and play," said SeaWolves President Greg Coleman. "We'd like to thank the Student Ambassadors, Gannon University, the Detroit Tigers, and SeaWolves fans for lending their support to give deserving kids the resources they need to play ball."
Thanks to support from SeaWolves sponsors, each fan that donates a glove or other youth baseball equipment will receive a FREE ticket to see the SeaWolves play June 5, 6 or 7 against the Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees).