"Shirts Off Our Backs" fundraiser scheduled for Rays final homestand, September 20-25

During the Rays final homestand of the season against the New York Yankees (September 20-22) and Boston Red Sox (September 23-25), the Rays Baseball Foundation will be hosting the annual "Shirts Off Our Backs" fundraiser. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation's efforts to support youth and education programs in the Tampa Bay region.

Throughout the six-day fundraiser, more than 200 volunteers will be on hand at Tropicana Field offering scratch-off cards in return for donations.

This season's prizes include the following:

·         Rays Game-Worn Jersey

·         Rays 2017 Single-Game Ticket

·         Free Rays Silly Bands at the Rays Team Store

·         Free Soda with a $5 Purchase

·         Free Rays Piggy Bank with a $20 Purchase at the Rays Team Store

·         Free Rays Garden Gnome with a $20 Purchase at the Rays Team Store

·         Free Rays Giveaway Item

·         Free 2008 American League Championship Series Replica Ring

·         $5 Off at the 2017 Fan Fest Charity Yard Sale

·         10 Percent Off All Caps at the New Era Cap Store

About the Rays Baseball Foundation

The Rays Baseball Foundation, the official charity of the Tampa Bay Rays, focuses primarily on youth and education programs in the Tampa Bay region that make a measurable difference in the community. Since 2008, the Rays Baseball Foundation has proudly invested more than $6.9 million in youth and education programs in the Tampa Bay area. Key contributors to the Foundation include Rays owners, players, sponsors, fans and employees. For more information, visit raysbaseball.com/community.