Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs partnership with Dead River Company, "Score 4 for Hunger" resulted in a $14,000 donation to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.
The "Score 4 for Hunger" campaign featured a $400 donation from Dead River Company to Good Shepherd Food Bank every time the Sea Dogs scored four or more runs in a home game this season, up to a $14,000 total. Through August 30th, the Sea Dogs had scored four or more runs at home 44 times, generating $14,000 for the Good Shepherd Food Bank.
During the third inning of the August 31st Sea Dogs game Bob Moore, the CEO of Dead River Company, presented the check to Kristen Miale, President of Good Shepherd Food Bank. They were accompanied by Bill Phillips, Market Manager for Dead River Company in Scarborough and Dana Guay, Dead River Company Market Manager in Biddeford.
September kicks-off Hunger Action Month. The Sea Dogs and Dead River Company held a food drive at the game and collected hundreds of non-pershiable food items to donate to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Additionally, Dead River Company presented the first 1,000 fans to enter the ballpark on August 31st with a Sea Dogs ballcap.
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