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Orioles Collecting Items for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The O's have partnered with Von Paris Moving & Storage to provide assistance to the victims of Hurricane Sandy and encourage you to join in. Von Paris Moving & Storage will drive 2-3 large moving trucks with donations directly to the Union Beach, Belmar, Tom's River, Hazlet and Seabright, New Jersey communities this weekend. You can help by bringing a donation to the Orioles Offices in the warehouse at Oriole Park between 9am and 5pm on Thursday or Friday. Fans may park temporarily in the North Warehouse Lot near the Orioles Team Store and go to the Baltimore Orioles Offices entrance, to the second floor reception desk to drop off donation items.

The items needed are:

  • Water - 1 liter or smaller bottles for easier transport
  • Food - Canned, pop-top preferred that is easy to prepare
  • Rice [5 and 10 pound bags]
  • Disposable Charcoal grills and charcoal
  • Matches [in zip log bags]
  • Powdered Milk, Baby Formula and bottles
  • Pet supplies and food
  • First Aid Kits - Items for the kits as well
  • Battery Operated Radios
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Paper Cups, Napkins, and plastic utensils.
  • Non-Electric can openers and Utility Knifes
  • Duct Tape
  • Plastic zip lock bags
  • Personal Care items such as soap, toilet paper, feminine products, and wipes
  • Household items like garbage bags, disinfectant and bleach
  • Plastic Tarps
  • Portable Generators
  • Like New freshly laundered Clothes, especially baby and children
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Coats
  • Shoes
  • Pack N Plays
  • Diapers
  • Like new furniture

In addition MLB and MLBPA are jointly contributing $1 million to organizations helping communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Please join us at