Fans attending the Colorado Rockies home games Friday and Saturday against the San Diego Padres can donate money to the fire relief effort by cash, check or credit card.
One hundred percent of all donations will go directly to the fire relief efforts. – mlb.com
Friday’s game begins at 6:10 p.m. while Saturday’s first pitch is at 5:15 p.m. The Coors Field gates will open two hours before the first pitch on both evenings.
Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reported:
We are all devastated by the wildfires currently burning in our state, and we are doing everything we can to help, said Rockies Owner/Chairman and CEO Dick Monfort. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by these fires.
The Rockes organization has also pledged that it will make a donation to relief efforts.
This kind of effort is exactly what all sports organizations in Colorado should be doing: raising awareness to get the public involved in relief efforts.