Texas Rangers and Houston Astros join to aid Louisiana flood relief
The Texas Rangers today announced that the club will join the Houston Astros in financially assisting the victims of the devastating floods that have affected parts of Louisiana.
This Sunday, September 4, the Rangers Baseball Foundation will donate the net proceeds from its Texas 2 Split 50/50 Raffle to the American Red Cross to aid in the Louisiana flood relief. The Astros Foundation will donate the net proceeds from its Share2Care 50/50 Raffle to the American Red Cross on Monday, September 12.
In addition, each Foundation will make an additional contribution to the American Red Cross.
"The catastrophic floods in southern Louisiana have resulted in the tragic loss of life and affected thousands of individuals," commented Rangers Foundation Chairman Neil Leibman. "The Rangers Foundation is grateful to be joining with the Astros to provide this assistance."
Players from both the Astros and Rangers have also been active in raising awareness and funds to aid in the recovery efforts, including Texas' Jonathan Lucroy and Houston's Alex Bregman and Will Harris.