Marlins host 7th annual Day of Service and Philanthropy Thursday, Nov. 17

The team celebrates this tradition as part of a commitment to corporate social responsibility

The Miami Marlins front office will shut down on Thursday, November 17 to participate in the seventh annual Marlins Ayudan Day of Service and Philanthropy. The day will be held in partnership with The Miami Foundation's Give Miami Day, the most active day of philanthropic giving in South Florida history. The goal of the day is to support Give Miami Day and encourage the public to donate to the charity of their choice at

The day will kick-off at 9 a.m. on the West Plaza of Marlins Park, where Marlins employees will be split into nine Service Squads. Each squad will serve under the banner of one Jackie Robinson's Nine Values and will participate in two activities: generating philanthropic funds for Give Miami Day and participating in a service project with a community partner.

From 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., with the help of HandsOn Miami, teams will begin their service projects with each of their corresponding partner organizations.

The nine Marlins service project locations are:

- Citizenship -- Booker T. Washington Senior High School - 1200 NW 6th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

- Commitment -- Miami-Dade Animal Services - 3599 NW 79th Avenue, Doral, FL 33166

- Courage -- Boys & Girls Club of Kendall - 9475 N. Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176

- Determination -- Kinloch Park Middle School - 4340 NW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33126

- Excellence -- Freedom Tower - 600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

- Integrity -- Lenora B. Smith Elementary School - 4700 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33127

- Justice -- Pelican Harbor Marina - 1275 NE 79th Street, Miami, FL 33138

- Persistence -- Miami Rescue Mission - 2159 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33127

- Teamwork -- Jesse J. McCrary Elementary School - 514 NW 77th Street, Miami, FL 33150