WHO: The Angels' Groundskeepers will host their 13th annual Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive from Friday, November 22nd thru Sunday, November 24th at Angel Stadium (weather permitting). All proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in the fight against hunger during the holiday season.
WHAT: Fans will have the opportunity to step up to the plate at Angel Stadium and take a swing for the fences.
Donations of three cans of non-perishable food or $2 will be good for one swing against a pitching machine with a maximum of 20 pitches per participant. A donation of two canned food items or $1 per pitch will allow fans to test their pitching skills in the bullpen. Fans will also have the opportunity to shag fly balls in the outfield for a donation of $25 for 15 minutes.
The Angels will provide bats, balls and helmets.
Angels Clubhouse Attendants will also provide tours of the Clubhouse for a donation of $15 or $10 for children ages 12 and under.
WHEN: The food drive will take place Friday, Nov. 22nd - Sunday, Nov. 24th from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Participants will enter Angel Stadium through Gate #1 and proceed to the Field Level.
Those who are unable to attend, but would like to make a monetary donation may send checks to: Second Harvest Food Bank, 8014 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618 or visit their website at www.feedoc.org.