The 26th annual Red Sox Wives "Strike Out Hunger" fundraiser will take place this Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, at Fenway Park. The annual event raises funds for The Greater Boston Food Bank through a collection of donations from fans at Fenway Park gates each summer. Every $1 donation will provide 3 healthy meals to those in need in eastern Massachusetts.
Starting at 5:40 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, fans can make a cash donation at all Fenway Park gates. The Red Sox Wives will give autographed pictures of Red Sox players (while supplies last) to fans that make a $10 donation. The fundraiser runs until the second inning, and the Red Sox Wives will greet fans at the gates until first pitch.
Fans also "Text to Give" throughout the game by texting SOX to 20222.
Over the past 25 years, the event has raised over $300,000, providing nearly one million meals for the hungry and across eastern Massachusetts.
About The Greater Boston Food Bank
The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB provides the equivalent of nearly 48 million healthy meals annually distributed through its network of 530 member agencies in the 190 cities and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. GBFB operates four direct service programs at nearly 70 sites throughout the area. A member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network, GBFB serves more than 140,000 people every month in its mission to create a hunger-free Eastern Massachusetts. For more information, visit us at GBFB.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@gr8bosfoodbank), or call us at 617.427.5200.