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Squirrels Gift Charities with Season of Giving
12/02/2012 7:28 PM ET
RICHMOND, VA - On Saturday, December 1st, the Flying Squirrels began their aid to 18 charitable organizations with the 2012 Season of Giving. Encompassing the holiday shopping season, the team will donate 10% of its overall merchandise sales to individual groups from Saturday, December 1st - Saturday, December 22nd. Enter Promo Code "CHARITY" to make a 10% contribution.

The 2012 Season of Giving marks the fourth time the club has donated a portion of its merchandise sales to local groups. Over the course of the past three years of the month-long event, the Squirrels contributed nearly $5,000 to local charities.

The Squirrels Nest presented by Nike Team is located on the first base side of The Diamond. As part of special holiday shopping hours, the store will be open from 9 AM - 6:30 PM Monday through Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM on Saturday and closed on Sunday.

2012 Season of Giving Participants:

Saturday, December 1st - Special Olympics VA
Tuesday, December 4th - Miracle League of Richmond
Wednesday, December 5th - UNOS
Thursday, December 6th - American Cancer Society
Friday, December 7th - JDRF
Saturday, December 8th - Central Chesterfield Little League
Monday, December 10th - CARITAS
Tuesday, December 11th - Henrico Police Foundation
Wednesday, December 12th - Short Pump Middle School PTA
Thursday, December 13th - Children's Hospital Foundation
Friday, December 14th - Children's Miracle Network
Saturday, December 15th - HomeAgain
Monday, December 17th - Connor's Heroes
Tuesday, December 18th - Community Brain Injury Services
Wednesday, December 19th - Boy Scouts of America - Heart of Virginia Council
Thursday, December 20th - Ronald McDonald House Charities
Friday, December 21st - Big Brothers Big Sisters
Saturday, December 22nd - Children's Museum of Richmond

Season ticket and mini-plan packages for the 2013 season of Flying Squirrels baseball are currently available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Flying Squirrels at (804) 359-FUNN (3866), visit the Flying Squirrels' ticket office at The Diamond or log on to

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