TAMPA, FL. - The Tampa Yankees will be participating in HOPE Week (Helping Others Preserve & Excel) during the week of June 19-24, 2014. HOPE Week is a New York Yankees initiative designed to reach out to remarkable people who are worthy of recognition for their inspiring actions and support of their communities.
The Tampa Yankees players and staff will be visiting patients and their families at local area hospitals including:
- Tampa General Hospital
- St. Joseph's Hospital
- All Children's Hospital
The Tampa based minor league Yankees players will also be visiting the Children's Home: a child-and family-centered organization that is positioned to care for struggling families and children seeking the comfort of a loving family.
Where Love Grows will be hosting a Victoria's Good Table dinner in the Yankees pavilion at Steinbrenner Field. Where Love Grows is a Tampa based non-profit organization. They wanted to partner with the Tampa Yankees to benefit the children of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay in celebration of HOPE Week. Tampa Yankees players and staff will be in attendance to help serve food and mingle with the children.
The Tampa Yankees are the Single-A Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information on the Tampa Yankees, and the Tampa HOPE Week Itinerary, visit www.tybaseball.com or call (813) 673-3055.
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