The Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund Donate $5,000 to Girls Inc of Pinellas for Covid-19 Relief
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The Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund Donate $5,000 to
Girls Inc of Pinellas for Covid-19 Relief
Pinellas Park, FL (June 8, 2020) – Girls Inc of Pinellas was selected to receive a COVID-19 Relief Grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund.
Because of this support, the organization is better equipped to positively and effectively impact our community’s most critical needs, especially as it pertains to providing a safe and educational environment for those girls from families of essential workers. Girls Inc of Pinellas continues to be a viable and vital resource to and for those families because of this support.
The Tampa Bay Rays have consistently shown a strong commitment to our community by providing assistance to neighbors in need during this time. In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund has committed over $1 million in financial support to nonprofit organizations in the Tampa Bay region.
Stephen Thomas, Tampa Bay Rays Executive Director applauded Girls Inc. of Pinellas, “This is an unprecedented time in our nation’s history and the work you are doing to serve our most vulnerable populations is very much appreciated.”
Girls Inc of Pinellas is not only grateful for the monetary support but appreciative of the Foundation’s acknowledgement and understanding of the flexibility, patience and persistence required to navigate the unchartered and undulating waters we all face together. “We are truly Tampa Bay strong,” said Darla Otey, Executive Director of Girls Inc of Pinellas “we come together when it matters.”
For more information about Girls Inc of Pinellas please visit their website www.girlsinc-pinellas.org or call 727-544-6230.
Girls Inc. of Pinellas’s programming – in partnership with local schools and organizations – focuses on the development of the whole girl. A combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to lead fulfilling and productive lives, break the cycle of poverty, and become role models in their community. Serving the community since 1961.