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11/01/2012 4:38 PM ET

A's Join Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Community Fund Accepting Donations to Assist Salvation Army, Humane Society

OAKLAND, Calif.–The Oakland A’s Community Fund will be accepting monetary donations to help support those affected by Hurricane Sandy along the Eastern seaboard, the team announced today.  The Community Fund will be sending proceeds to the Salvation Army, which is serving those impacted by Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states with mobile feeding units, shelters and clean-up kits.

The A’s Fund will also be sending proceeds to the Humane Society of the United States, which will help animal rescue teams in their relief and rescue efforts, in addition to providing supplies to animal shelters.

To make a donation via credit card, please contact Detra Paige, director of community relations with the A’s, at 510-563-2241 or at dpaige@oaklandathletics.com.  To make a donation via check, please make checks payable to “A’s Community Fund” and in the notes section of your check, please designate which charity you are donating to (Humane Society or the Salvation Army). 

For more information, visit the team’s website at oaklandathletics.com/community.  The A’s Community Fund is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization, whose tax ID number is 94-2826655.

Please mail checks to:

Oakland Athletics
Attn:  Detra Paige, Director of Community Relations
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, CA 94621

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