April 19, 2013
HOUSTON - Rice Athletics will partner with Gallery Furniture's Mattress Mack, KTRH and University of Houston Athletics to encourage fans attending the Owls' baseball series at UH this weekend to donate clothing, bottled water and blankets as well as monetary contributions, including checks, to help in the relief effort for the families and victims affected by the West, TX fertilizer plant explosion.
Fans are encouraged to come out and support your local teams as well as help our friends and fellow Texans in West. One dollar ($1) off of every baseball ticket sold at the gate this weekend will go directly to West. Rice baseball plays three games at UH as part of the annual Silver Glove Trophy Series on Friday (6:30 pm), Saturday (12:30 pm) and Sunday (1 pm). For Baseball tickets here.
All donations (supplies & monetary) for this worthy cause will be collected at the gate. Checks are accepted and can be made out to: Victims of West, Texas. On Monday, April 22, Gallery Furniture will pick up all donated items and deliver it to West. To learn more about how you can donate with Gallery Furniture this weekend, visit here.