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Salem Red Sox, Feeding America Team Up for Food Drive

Fans urged to become someone's superhero on Superhero Night
May 14, 2015

SALEM, Va. - The Salem Red Sox have announced a partnership with Feeding America of Southwest Virginia that includes a food drive to be held on Superhero Night, Saturday, May 23, when the Red Sox take on the Winston-Salem Dash.

Fans are asked to bring non-perishable food items to LewisGale Field when they arrive for the 6 p.m. contest. The Sox and Feeding America are encouraging fans to bring a box of macaroni and cheese (or other boxed pasta) to serve as a noisemaker during the game and then donate to Feeding America after the game.

Tickets for the game are available at Fans who pre-purchase their tickets online not only will save $2 over the walk-up price, but will be able to donate $2 to Feeding America by using the promo code: FOOD.

About Feeding America: "Feeding America of Southwest Virginia has served the 26 counties and municipalities that make up Southwest Virginia for the last three decades. As the leader in hunger relief in this region, FASWVA distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to nearly 400 partner agency soup kitchens, rescue missions and food pantries."

For more information on Feeding America of Southwest Virginia, visit For more information on the food drive or the Salem Red Sox, visit or call 540-389-3333.