09/02/2005 4:00 PM ET
Indians, WTAM and WEWS-TV5 plan to raise minimum of $100,000 to support Hurricane relief efforts
Indians to collect monetary contributions from Tribe fans via WTAM Wills & Coleman Show LIVE at Jacobs Field Plaza (Sept. 8-9), gameday at Jacobs Field (Sept. 8-11) and thru Indians organization support
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians today announced their plan, with the support of media partners WTAM and WEWS-TV5, to raise a minimum of $100,000 for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts through monetary contributions from the Indians organization and Tribe fans.
The Indians have scheduled THREE (3) MONETARY COLLECTION DRIVES next week
(September 8-11) in addition to the contributions made from the Indians Players and Organization:
WTAM WILLS & COLEMAN MORNING SHOW COLLECTION
LIVE AT GATEWAY PLAZA SEPTEMBER 8 & 9 FROM 5AM-9AM
WTAM Wills and Coleman Morning Show to broadcast their entire show live from Gateway Plaza at
Jacobs Field on September 8 & 9. From 5AM-9AM Tribe fans can come downtown to make monetary
contributions. Fans making a cash donation will receive a "special thank you gift" from the Indians while
supplies last. The collection booth will be located in front of the WTAM tent on Gateway Plaza. Fans can
DRIVE their cars to the collection booth by accessing Gateway Plaza via Eagle Ave. off both Ontario St. and
E. 9th St. in downtown Cleveland.
GAMEDAY COLLECTION DRIVE TO BE HELD INSIDE JACOBS FIELD
DURING TRIBE HOME GAMES SEPTEMBER 8-11
The Indians plan to play host to a monetary collection drive inside Jacobs Field during their home games next week September 8-11. The collection drive will be run from the time gates open for each game until the 7th inning in two locations (Sections 157 & 541). Fans making a cash donation will receive a "special thank you gift" from the Indians while supplies last.
PROCEEDS FROM SEPTEMBER 10 SILENT AUCTION
TO BENEFIT RED CROSS
All of the proceeds from CIC's upcoming Silent Auction on Saturday, September 10 to benefit the ARC
Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. The auction, located on the main concourse at section 157, will feature an autographed team bat, a game used autographed base and other one of kind Indians memorabilia.